Maresche tourism and travel guide

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Visit Maresche: highlights and tourist information

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Maresche is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 22 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Maresche is 177 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 2 km and Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Maresche, 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 Maresche 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 Maresche

Markets in and near Maresche

  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (2km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (13km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (16km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (22km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (26km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about Maresche, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Maresche, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Maresche.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (23km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Mirail (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (31km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (35km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (23km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (23km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (38km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (21km)
  • Cogners (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (32km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Maresche

Canton: Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72170

Distance to Maresche

from Le Mans (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 177 km

from Calais: 328 km

from Nice: 744 km

from Bordeaux: 379 km

from Strasbourg: 562 km

Getting here

Maresche 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 Maresche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asse-le-Riboul, Beaumont-sur-Sarthe, Doucelles, Juille, Le Tronchet, Luce-sous-Ballon, Meurce, Nouans, Piace, Saint-Marceau, Teille and Vivoin.

This page in French: Visiter Maresche