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Preval tourism and travel guide

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Visit Preval: highlights and tourist information

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Preval is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 40 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Preval is 145 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Ferte-Bernard at 6 km and Belleme at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Preval, 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 Preval 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 Preval

Markets in and near Preval

  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (6km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (6km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (18km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (21km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (23km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (24km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (29km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Preval, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Preval, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (33km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (54km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (39km)
  • Cogners (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Preval

Canton: Ferté-Bernard

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72400

Distance to Preval

from Le Mans (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 145 km

from Calais: 315 km

from Nice: 719 km

from Bordeaux: 389 km

from Strasbourg: 527 km

Getting here

Preval 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 Preval from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aveze, Bellou-le-Trichard, Cherreau, Dehault, La Chapelle-du-Bois, La Ferte-Bernard, Le Theil, Saint-Germain-de-la-Coudre and Souvigne-sur-Meme.

This page in French: Visiter Preval

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