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Pince tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Solesmes at 9 km from Pince

Visit Pince: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Solesmes at 9 km and Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pince, 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 Pince in Pays de la Loire.

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

Solesmes

Solesmes

at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Solesmes guide
Parcé-sur-Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Asnieres-sur-Vegre

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Saulges

Saulges

at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide
 
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Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Bauge

Bauge

at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Bauge guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

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

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of...

See Angers Cathedral guide
Angers

Angers

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

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a...

See Angers guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

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

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500 years...

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

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

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an interesting contrast with...

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

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

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry,...

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Evron

Evron

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

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

See Evron guide
Laval

Laval

at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make...

See Laval guide

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Map of places to visit near Pince

 
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Markets in and near Pince

  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (6km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (15km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (22km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (22km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (23km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (25km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (25km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (28km)

More information about Pince, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Pince, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (24km)
  • La Fleche (25km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (26km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (36km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (43km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (43km)
  • Parc de Lathan (54km)
  • Jardins du Pin (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (20km)
  • La Cropte (20km)
  • Chenille-Change (24km)
  • Coulaines (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pince is in the north-west of France at 50 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Pince is 234 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pince

Canton: Sablé-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72300

Distance to Pince

from Le Mans (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 234 km

from Calais: 386 km

from Nice: 747 km

from Bordeaux: 329 km

from Strasbourg: 609 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 Pince from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chemire-sur-Sarthe, Courtillers, Morannes, Precigne, Sable-sur-Sarthe, Saint-Denis-d'Anjou and Souvigne-sur-Sarthe.

This page in French: Visiter Pince

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