Montigny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montigny in Sarthe

Photo is of Alencon at 7 km from Montigny

Visit Montigny: highlights and tourist information

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Montigny 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 Montigny in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Alencon at 7 km and Sees at 16 km.

Montigny, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Alencon

Alencon

at 7 km (direction west-south-west), in the Orne department

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best known as...

See Alencon guide
Sees

Sees

at 16 km (direction west-south-west), in the Orne department

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there are other...

See Sees guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park of...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Orne department

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the charming...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
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Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 23 km (direction south-west)

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and the...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 28 km (direction east), in the Orne department

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche,...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

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

See Belleme guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Orne department

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse training...

See Haras du Pin guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 38 km (direction south-west)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 45 km (direction east), in the Orne department

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of...

See Le Perche guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 46 km (direction west), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 46 km (direction east-south-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 Montigny

  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (8km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (16km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (18km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (23km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (36km)

More information about Montigny, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Montigny, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (30km)
  • Perche (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (26km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (8km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (13km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (15km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (22km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montigny is in the north-west of France at 49 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Montigny is 165 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montigny

Canton: Fresnaye-sur-Chédouet

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72670

Distance to Montigny

from Le Mans (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 165 km

from Calais: 302 km

from Nice: 760 km

from Bordeaux: 407 km

from Strasbourg: 557 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 Montigny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cerise, Chasse, Chenay, Forges, Hauterive, La Fresnaye-sur-Chedouet, Larre, Le Chevain, Lignieres-la-Carelle, Menil-Erreux, Neuilly-le-Bisson, Radon, Saint-Paterne, Semalle and Valframbert.

This page in French: Visiter Montigny

 
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