Montmirail tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montmirail in Sarthe

Photo is of La Ferte-Bernard at 14 km from Montmirail

Visit Montmirail: highlights and tourist information

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Montmirail 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 Montmirail in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Ferte-Bernard at 14 km and Nogent-le-Rotrou at 24 km.

Montmirail, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west), 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
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Le Perche guide


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

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

See Belleme guide
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at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Vendome guide


National Monument at 41 km (direction east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Chateaudun guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Lavardin guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Le Mans guide


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

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

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide

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Map of places to visit near Montmirail


Markets in and near Montmirail

  • Vibraye: market Friday (6km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (9km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (14km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (14km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (16km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (20km)
  • Droue: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Montmirail, France

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

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) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (36km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (39km)
  • Le pré Catelan (40km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (44km)
  • 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 (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

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

Geography and distances

Montmirail is in the north-west of France at 45 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Montmirail is 142 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montmirail

Canton: Montmirail

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72320

Distance to Montmirail

from Le Mans (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 142 km

from Calais: 326 km

from Nice: 700 km

from Bordeaux: 378 km

from Strasbourg: 517 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 Montmirail from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champrond, Courgenard, Greez-sur-Roc, Le Plessis-Dorin, Melleray, Saint-Jean-Des-Echelles and Vibraye.

This page in French: Visiter Montmirail


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