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Photo of Piace in Sarthe

Photo is of Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 4 km from Piace

Visit Piace: highlights and tourist information

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Piace is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 4 km and Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Piace, 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 Piace in Pays de la Loire.

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

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 4 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 18 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
 
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Alencon

Alencon

at 19 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best known...

See Alencon guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Mans guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the...

See Belleme guide
Sees

Sees

at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but...

See Sees guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Evron

Evron

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre...

See Evron guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

There are several places of historic interest to discover here...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 45 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins...

See Jublains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Piace

 
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Markets in and near Piace

  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (8km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (18km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (21km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (31km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (32km)

Hotels near Piace

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Tourist attractions near Piace, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (39km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (28km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Mirail (33km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (35km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (17km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (19km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (32km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (27km)
  • La Cropte (56km)
  • Cogners (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Piace is in the north-west of France at 27 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Piace is 177 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Piace

Canton: Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72170

Distance to Piace

from Le Mans (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 177 km

from Calais: 324 km

from Nice: 749 km

from Bordeaux: 384 km

from Strasbourg: 564 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 Piace from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-sur-Sarthe, Cherance, Coulombiers, Doucelles, Grandchamp, Juille, Maresche, Saint-Christophe-du-Jambet, Saint-Germain-sur-Sarthe, Saint-Ouen-de-Mimbre and Vivoin.

This page in French: Visiter Piace

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