Pince tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pince: highlights and tourist information

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Pince is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 50 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Pince is 234 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Pince

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Pince 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 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