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Precigne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Precigne in Sarthe

Photo is of Solesmes at 10 km from Precigne

Visit Precigne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Solesmes at 10 km and Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Precigne, 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 Precigne in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Solesmes guide


at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 24 km (direction 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 26 km (direction north-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide


at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Bauge guide


at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral and many...

See Angers guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 36 km (direction 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 37 km (direction 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 37 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Evron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Precigne


Markets in and near Precigne

  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (9km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (15km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (19km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (19km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (21km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (21km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (27km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (30km)

More information about Precigne, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Precigne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (20km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (48km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (27km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (34km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (38km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (43km)
  • Parc de Lathan (48km)
  • Jardins du Pin (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coudray (24km)
  • La Cropte (25km)
  • Chenille-Change (26km)
  • Coulaines (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (39km)

Geography and distances

Precigne is in the north-west of France at 49 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Precigne is 232 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Precigne

Canton: Sablé-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72300

Distance to Precigne

from Le Mans (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 232 km

from Calais: 388 km

from Nice: 742 km

from Bordeaux: 326 km

from Strasbourg: 606 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 Precigne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courtillers, Louailles, Notre-Dame-du-Pe and Pince.

This page in French: Visiter Precigne

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