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Maigne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maigne in Sarthe

Photo is of Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 14 km from Maigne

Visit Maigne: highlights and tourist information

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Maigne is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 14 km and Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Maigne, 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 Maigne in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in the area around...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

Le Mans is best known for its famous car race, but also...

See Le Mans guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine...

See Solesmes guide


at 27 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied...

See Saulges guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Evron guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 36 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the closest of...

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 44 km (direction south), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and...

See Bauge guide


at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins...

See Jublains guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide

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

Map of places to visit near Maigne


Markets in and near Maigne

  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (8km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (8km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (14km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (18km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (20km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (21km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (24km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Maigne, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Maigne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (20km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Mirail (5km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (7km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (7km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (25km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (21km)
  • La Cropte (33km)
  • Coudray (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (15km)

Geography and distances

Maigne is in the north-west of France at 21 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Maigne is 205 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maigne

Canton: Brûlon

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72210

Distance to Maigne

from Le Mans (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 205 km

from Calais: 362 km

from Nice: 737 km

from Bordeaux: 347 km

from Strasbourg: 582 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 Maigne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chemire-le-Gaudin, Crannes-en-Champagne, Ferce-sur-Sarthe, Pirmil, Souligne-Flace and Vallon-sur-Gee.

This page in French: Visiter Maigne

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