Luce-sous-Ballon tourism and travel guide

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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, 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).

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

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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!

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Luce-sous-Ballon

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Luce-sous-Ballon is in the north-west of France. 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