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Mareil-en-Champagne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mareil-en-Champagne in Sarthe

Photo is of Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 11 km from Mareil-en-Champagne

Visit Mareil-en-Champagne: highlights and tourist information

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Mareil-en-Champagne is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 11 km and Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mareil-en-Champagne, 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 Mareil-en-Champagne in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 17 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide


at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Solesmes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


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

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in...

See Evron guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 45 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are...

See Chateau du Lude guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mareil-en-Champagne


Markets in and near Mareil-en-Champagne

  • Loue: market Tuesday (2km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (13km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (18km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (19km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (20km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (21km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (25km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (27km)

More information about Mareil-en-Champagne, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Mareil-en-Champagne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (33km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (28km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (3km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (9km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (16km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (35km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (24km)
  • Coulaines (28km)
  • Coudray (41km)
  • Chenille-Change (49km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (24km)

Geography and distances

Mareil-en-Champagne is in the north-west of France at 28 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Mareil-en-Champagne is 210 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mareil-en-Champagne

Canton: Brûlon

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72540

Distance to Mareil-en-Champagne

from Le Mans (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 210 km

from Calais: 361 km

from Nice: 747 km

from Bordeaux: 351 km

from Strasbourg: 589 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 Mareil-en-Champagne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avesse, Chassille, Cheville, Joue-en-Charnie, Loue, Saint-Ouen-en-Champagne, Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois and Tassille.

This page in French: Visiter Mareil-en-Champagne

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