Mayet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau du Lude at 15 km from Mayet

Visit Mayet: highlights and tourist information

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Mayet 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 Mayet in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 15 km and Le Mans at 28 km.

Mayet, 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 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Bauge guide
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at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Solesmes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Lavardin guide


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

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

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Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Villandry guide
Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Church at 51 km (direction 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


at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

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

See Tours guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 51 km (direction 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
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 55 km (direction north-east)

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of our...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide

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Markets in and near Mayet

  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (13km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (15km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (19km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (20km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (23km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (23km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (24km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (25km)

More information about Mayet, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Mayet, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (7km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (15km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (29km)
  • Parc de Lathan (33km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (35km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (38km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (50km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (51km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (30km)
  • Cogners (31km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (21km)

Geography and distances

Mayet is in the north-west of France at 29 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Mayet is 196 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mayet

Canton: Mayet

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72360

Distance to Mayet

from Le Mans (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 196 km

from Calais: 373 km

from Nice: 705 km

from Bordeaux: 331 km

from Strasbourg: 562 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 Mayet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lavernat, Sarce and Verneil-le-Chetif.

This page in French: Visiter Mayet


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