Oisseau-le-Petit tourism and travel guide

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Visit Oisseau-le-Petit: highlights and tourist information

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Oisseau-le-Petit is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 38 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Oisseau-le-Petit is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Alencon at 9 km and Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Oisseau-le-Petit, 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 Oisseau-le-Petit 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 Oisseau-le-Petit

Markets in and near Oisseau-le-Petit

  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (10km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (21km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (27km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (27km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (29km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)

More information about Oisseau-le-Petit, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Oisseau-le-Petit, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (39km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (35km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (43km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (12km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (13km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (21km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (22km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (38km)
  • La Cropte (62km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Oisseau-le-Petit

Canton: Saint-Paterne

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72610

Distance to Oisseau-le-Petit

from Le Mans (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 315 km

from Nice: 757 km

from Bordeaux: 394 km

from Strasbourg: 565 km

Getting here

Oisseau-le-Petit 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 Oisseau-le-Petit from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arconnay, Berus, Bethon, Bourg-le-Roi, Champfleur, Cherisay, Fye, Gesnes-le-Gandelin, Heloup, Mieuxce, Rouesse-Fontaine, Saint-Rigomer-Des-Bois and Saint-Victeur.

This page in French: Visiter Oisseau-le-Petit