Nogent-sur-Loir tourism and travel guide

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Visit Nogent-sur-Loir: highlights and tourist information

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Nogent-sur-Loir is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 42 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Nogent-sur-Loir is 196 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 18 km and Chateau de Villandry at 37 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Nogent-sur-Loir, 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 Nogent-sur-Loir in Pays de la Loire.

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


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Map of places to visit near Nogent-sur-Loir

Markets in and near Nogent-sur-Loir

  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (3km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (10km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (14km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (16km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (18km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (23km)
  • Noyant: market Friday (28km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Nogent-sur-Loir, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Nogent-sur-Loir, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (50km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cloisters of la Psalette (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (18km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (22km)
  • Parc de Lathan (28km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (37km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (37km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (41km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (41km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (43km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (48km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (30km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (36km)
  • Coulaines (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (34km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Nogent-sur-Loir

Canton: Château-du-Loir

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72500

Distance to Nogent-sur-Loir

from Le Mans (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 196 km

from Calais: 380 km

from Nice: 692 km

from Bordeaux: 324 km

from Strasbourg: 555 km

Getting here

Nogent-sur-Loir 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 Nogent-sur-Loir from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateau-du-Loir, Dissay-sous-Courcillon, La Bruere-sur-Loir, Lavernat, Luceau, Montabon, Saint-Aubin-le-Depeint, Saint-Christophe-sur-le-Nais, Saint-Pierre-de-Cheville and Vouvray-sur-Loir.

This page in French: Visiter Nogent-sur-Loir