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Ponce-sur-le-Loir tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lavardin at 18 km from Ponce-sur-le-Loir

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Ponce-sur-le-Loir is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ponce-sur-le-Loir in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 18 km and Vendome at 31 km.

Ponce-sur-le-Loir, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above...

See Lavardin guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 31 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains many...

See Vendome guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the closest of...

See Chateau du Lude guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 40 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a...

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Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

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

The basilica Saint-Martin is an imposing neo-byzantine church in the town of...

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide
Tours

Tours

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

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval...

See Tours guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Mans guide
Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens and a lovely...

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Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da Vinci and you...

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Amboise

Amboise

at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise, you will...

See Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the first Renaissance...

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Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but it is...

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La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Chateau de Chaumont

Chateau de Chaumont

Castle at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

The small village of Chaumont-sur-Loire is dominated by the Chateau de Chaumont,...

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Markets in and near Ponce-sur-le-Loir

  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (11km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (16km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (18km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (18km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (21km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Chateau-Renault: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Ponce-sur-le-Loir, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (1km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (22km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (32km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (38km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (39km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (41km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (41km)
  • Parc de Lathan (48km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (12km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (40km)
  • Coulaines (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (37km)
  • Spaycific'Zoo (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ponce-sur-le-Loir is in the north-west of France at 44 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Ponce-sur-le-Loir is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ponce-sur-le-Loir

Canton: Chartre-sur-le-Loir

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72340

Distance to Ponce-sur-le-Loir

from Le Mans (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 365 km

from Nice: 683 km

from Bordeaux: 338 km

from Strasbourg: 534 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 Ponce-sur-le-Loir from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Couture-sur-Loir, La Chapelle-Gaugain, La Chartre-sur-le-Loir, Lavenay, Les Essarts, Montrouveau, Ruille-sur-Loir, Souge, Trehet and Villedieu-le-Chateau.

This page in French: Visiter Ponce-sur-le-Loir

 
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