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Luce-sous-Ballon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Luce-sous-Ballon in Sarthe

Photo is of Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 6 km from Luce-sous-Ballon

Visit Luce-sous-Ballon: highlights and tourist information

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Luce-sous-Ballon is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 6 km and Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Luce-sous-Ballon, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Luce-sous-Ballon in Pays de la Loire.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction, but...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle,...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 22 km (direction south)

Le Mans is best known for its famous car...

See Le Mans guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 26 km (direction west)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
 
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Alencon

Alencon

at 26 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon,...

See Alencon guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche...

See Belleme guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 33 km (direction east)

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of our...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche,...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Sees

Sees

at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Orne department

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there...

See Sees guide
Evron

Evron

at 46 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre...

See Evron guide
Nogent-le-Rotrou

Nogent-le-Rotrou

at 47 km (direction east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Sarthe

Map of places to visit near Luce-sous-Ballon

 
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Markets in and near Luce-sous-Ballon

  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (17km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (20km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (20km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (25km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (27km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Luce-sous-Ballon, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Luce-sous-Ballon, France

What to do at Luce-sous-Ballon? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Luce-sous-Ballon.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (45km)
  • Perche (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (32km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (32km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (37km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (43km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (22km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (27km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (39km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (40km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (21km)
  • Cogners (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Luce-sous-Ballon is in the north-west of France at 21 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Luce-sous-Ballon is 173 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Luce-sous-Ballon

Canton: Marolles-les-Braults

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72290

Distance to Luce-sous-Ballon

from Le Mans (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 173 km

from Calais: 327 km

from Nice: 740 km

from Bordeaux: 380 km

from Strasbourg: 558 km

Getting here

Most visitors get here by car having taken a ferry, probably to Saint-Malo or Caen, and then a drive of around 2 - 3 hours. For driving distances to Luce-sous-Ballon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ballon, Conge-sur-Orne, Dangeul, Doucelles, Maresche, Meurce, Nouans, Saint-Mars-sous-Ballon, Teille and Vivoin.

This page in French: Visiter Luce-sous-Ballon

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