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Marcon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau du Lude at 27 km from Marcon

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Marcon in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 27 km and Lavardin at 28 km.

Marcon, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide
Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above...

See Lavardin guide
Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Church at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The basilica Saint-Martin is an imposing neo-byzantine church in the town of...

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide
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Tours

Tours

at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval...

See Tours guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Mans guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 41 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but it is...

See Chateau de Villandry guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 43 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains many...

See Vendome guide
Langeais

Langeais

at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best known...

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely furnished rooms and...

See Chateau de Langeais guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens and a lovely...

See Chateau d'Amboise guide
Amboise

Amboise

at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise, you will...

See Amboise guide
Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da Vinci and you...

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the first Renaissance...

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Markets in and near Marcon

  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (12km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (13km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (18km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (22km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (23km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (27km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Marcon, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Marcon, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (47km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (21km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (36km)
  • Coulaines (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (36km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Marcon is in the north-west of France at 42 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Marcon is 186 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marcon

Canton: Chartre-sur-le-Loir

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72340

Distance to Marcon

from Le Mans (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 186 km

from Calais: 373 km

from Nice: 688 km

from Bordeaux: 330 km

from Strasbourg: 545 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 Marcon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-sur-Deme, Chahaignes, Dissay-sous-Courcillon, Flee, La Chartre-sur-le-Loir, Lhomme, Thoire-sur-Dinan and Vouvray-sur-Loir.

This page in French: Visiter Marcon

 
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