Monhoudou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monhoudou in Sarthe

Visit Monhoudou: highlights and tourist information

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Monhoudou is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 31 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Monhoudou is 162 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 16 km and Belleme at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Monhoudou, 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 Monhoudou 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 Monhoudou

Markets in and near Monhoudou

  • Mamers: market Monday (8km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (23km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (24km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (27km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (27km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (31km)

More information about Monhoudou, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Monhoudou, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (37km)
  • Normandie-Maine (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (43km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (44km)
  • Sassy (48km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (14km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (30km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (35km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (36km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Monhoudou

Canton: Marolles-les-Braults

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72260

Distance to Monhoudou

from Le Mans (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 162 km

from Calais: 316 km

from Nice: 739 km

from Bordeaux: 390 km

from Strasbourg: 548 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avesnes-en-Saosnois, Commerveil, Courgains, Dangeul, Disse-sous-Ballon, Marolles-les-Braults, Monce-en-Saosnois, Nauvay, Panon, Peray, Pizieux, Saint-Calez-en-Saosnois, Saint-Remy-Des-Monts, Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres, Saosnes and Thoigne.

This page in French: Visiter Monhoudou