Peray tourism and travel guide

Photo of Peray in Sarthe

Visit Peray: highlights and tourist information

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Peray is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 28 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Peray is 161 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 17 km and Belleme at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Peray, 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 Peray in Pays de la Loire.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Peray

Markets in and near Peray

  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (11km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (18km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (23km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (26km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (29km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Peray, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Peray, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (36km)
  • Normandie-Maine (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (36km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (41km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (43km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (19km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (34km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (40km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (41km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (28km)
  • Cogners (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (40km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Peray

Canton: Marolles-les-Braults

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72260

Distance to Peray

from Le Mans (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 161 km

from Calais: 319 km

from Nice: 734 km

from Bordeaux: 386 km

from Strasbourg: 546 km

Getting here

Peray 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 Peray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avesnes-en-Saosnois, Courcival, Disse-sous-Ballon, Jauze, Marolles-les-Braults, Monce-en-Saosnois, Monhoudou, Nauvay, Rouperroux-le-Coquet, Saint-Aignan, Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres and Terrehault.

This page in French: Visiter Peray