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Parigne-le-Polin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Parigne-le-Polin in Sarthe

Photo is of Le Mans at 19 km from Parigne-le-Polin

Visit Parigne-le-Polin: highlights and tourist information

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Parigne-le-Polin is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Mans at 19 km and Chateau du Lude at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Parigne-le-Polin, 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 Parigne-le-Polin in Pays de la Loire.

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

Le Mans

Le Mans

at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Le Mans guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the...

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 23 km (direction west)

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 26 km (direction west)

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in the area around...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 31 km (direction west)

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine abbey...

See Solesmes guide


at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small...

See Bauge guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied in...

See Saulges guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in...

See Evron guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 56 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the...

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Sarthe

Map of places to visit near Parigne-le-Polin


Markets in and near Parigne-le-Polin

  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (7km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (11km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (15km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (16km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (16km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (23km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (25km)

Hotels near Parigne-le-Polin

More information about Parigne-le-Polin, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Parigne-le-Polin, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (19km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (10km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (12km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (19km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (23km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (23km)
  • Parc de Lathan (42km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (21km)
  • Cogners (41km)
  • La Cropte (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (8km)

Geography and distances

Parigne-le-Polin is in the north-west of France at 20 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Parigne-le-Polin is 200 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Parigne-le-Polin

Canton: Suze-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72330

Distance to Parigne-le-Polin

from Le Mans (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 200 km

from Calais: 367 km

from Nice: 721 km

from Bordeaux: 339 km

from Strasbourg: 572 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 Parigne-le-Polin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cerans-Foulletourte, Chateau-l'Hermitage, Fille, Guecelard, La Suze-sur-Sarthe, Oize, Roeze-sur-Sarthe and Yvre-le-Polin.

This page in French: Visiter Parigne-le-Polin

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