Melleray tourism and travel guide

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Visit Melleray: highlights and tourist information

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Melleray is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 45 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Melleray is 142 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Ferte-Bernard at 14 km and Nogent-le-Rotrou at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Melleray, 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 Melleray 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 Melleray

Markets in and near Melleray

  • Vibraye: market Friday (6km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (9km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (14km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (14km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (15km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (20km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Droue: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (24km)

More information about Melleray, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Melleray, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (39km)
  • Le pré Catelan (40km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (43km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (28km)
  • Coulaines (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Melleray

Canton: Montmirail

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72320

Distance to Melleray

from Le Mans (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 142 km

from Calais: 326 km

from Nice: 699 km

from Bordeaux: 378 km

from Strasbourg: 516 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champrond, Courgenard, Greez-sur-Roc, Le Plessis-Dorin, Montmirail and Vibraye.

This page in French: Visiter Melleray