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Pirmil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pirmil in Sarthe

Photo is of Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 10 km from Pirmil

Visit Pirmil: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 10 km and Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pirmil, 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 Pirmil in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and has...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Solesmes guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Mans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 30 km (direction north-west)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 35 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are...

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Evron guide


at 39 km (direction north-east)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 41 km (direction south), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Bauge guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pirmil


Markets in and near Pirmil

  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (4km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (10km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (10km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (11km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (20km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (21km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (24km)

More information about Pirmil, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Pirmil, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (24km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (25km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (7km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (9km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (11km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (27km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (26km)
  • La Cropte (30km)
  • Coudray (43km)
  • Chenille-Change (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (18km)

Geography and distances

Pirmil is in the north-west of France at 25 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Pirmil is 209 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pirmil

Canton: Brûlon

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72430

Distance to Pirmil

from Le Mans (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 209 km

from Calais: 366 km

from Nice: 738 km

from Bordeaux: 344 km

from Strasbourg: 586 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 Pirmil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chantenay-Villedieu, Chemire-le-Gaudin, Ferce-sur-Sarthe, Maigne, Noyen-sur-Sarthe, Saint-Jean-du-Bois, Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois, Tasse and Vallon-sur-Gee.

This page in French: Visiter Pirmil

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