Montaille tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lavardin at 26 km from Montaille

Visit Montaille: highlights and tourist information

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Montaille 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 Montaille in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 26 km and La Ferte-Bernard at 28 km.

Montaille, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Lavardin guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains many...

See Vendome guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Le Mans guide
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at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide


National Monument at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make Chateaudun...

See Chateaudun guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural...

See Belleme guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 52 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 61 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic centre and...

See Blois guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 61 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles, the Chateau de...

See Chateau de Blois guide

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Markets in and near Montaille

  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (4km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (12km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (14km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (15km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (19km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (24km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Montaille, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (20km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (30km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (37km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (52km)
  • Le pré Catelan (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (8km)
  • Coulaines (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (42km)

Geography and distances

Montaille is in the north-west of France at 38 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Montaille is 159 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montaille

Canton: Saint-Calais

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72120

Distance to Montaille

from Le Mans (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 159 km

from Calais: 345 km

from Nice: 693 km

from Bordeaux: 358 km

from Strasbourg: 526 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 Montaille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Conflans-sur-Anille, Ecorpain, Evaille, Saint-Calais, Saint-Gervais-de-Vic and Sainte-Cerotte.

This page in French: Visiter Montaille


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