Sidebar Menu

Preval tourism and travel guide

Photo of Preval in Sarthe

Photo is of La Ferte-Bernard at 6 km from Preval

Visit Preval: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

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

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

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!

La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 16 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche...

See Belleme guide
Nogent-le-Rotrou

Nogent-le-Rotrou

at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park...

See Le Perche guide
 
Advertisement
 
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche,...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Mans guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best known...

See Alencon guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Sees

Sees

at 53 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there are...

See Sees guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Vendome guide

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

Map of places to visit near Preval

 
Advertisement
 

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)

Hotels near Preval

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)
 
Advertisement
 

Geography and distances

Preval is in the north-west of France at 40 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Preval is 145 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

Back To Top