Piace tourism and travel guide

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Visit Piace: highlights and tourist information

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Piace is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 27 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Piace is 177 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Piace

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)

More information about Piace, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Piace, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Piace 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 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