Parce-sur-Sarthe tourism and travel guide

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Visit Parce-sur-Sarthe: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and has an attractive 15-16th century centre.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Parce-sur-Sarthe. For detailed visitor information see the Parce-sur-Sarthe travel guide.

Parce-sur-Sarthe is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 36 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Parce-sur-Sarthe is 220 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Solesmes at 7 km and Saulges at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Parce-sur-Sarthe, 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 Parce-sur-Sarthe 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 Parce-sur-Sarthe

Markets in and near Parce-sur-Sarthe

  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (8km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (9km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (11km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (17km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (18km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (28km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (29km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Parce-sur-Sarthe, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Parce-sur-Sarthe, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (19km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (35km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (15km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (19km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (21km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (33km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (35km)
  • Parc de Lathan (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (25km)
  • Coudray (33km)
  • Coulaines (36km)
  • Chenille-Change (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (27km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Parce-sur-Sarthe

Canton: Sablé-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72300

Distance to Parce-sur-Sarthe

from Le Mans (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 220 km

from Calais: 376 km

from Nice: 740 km

from Bordeaux: 336 km

from Strasbourg: 595 km

Getting here

Parce-sur-Sarthe 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 Parce-sur-Sarthe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnieres-sur-Vegre, Avoise, Dureil, Louailles, Tasse and Vion.

This page in French: Visiter Parce-sur-Sarthe