Marcon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marcon in Sarthe

Visit Marcon: highlights and tourist information

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Marcon is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 42 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Marcon is 186 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 27 km and Lavardin at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Marcon, 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 Marcon in Pays de la Loire.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Marcon

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

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

  • Cloisters of la Psalette (38km)

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

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (12km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (24km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (27km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (32km)
  • Parc de Lathan (37km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (37km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (38km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (40km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (44km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (52km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Chenonceau (60km)

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Marcon 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 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