Rahay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rahay in Sarthe

Visit Rahay: highlights and tourist information

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Rahay is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 47 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Rahay is 150 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 25 km and Vendome at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rahay, 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 Rahay 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 Rahay

Markets in and near Rahay

  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (5km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (8km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (13km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (16km)
  • Droue: market Tuesday (20km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (23km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Wednesday (25km)

More information about Rahay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Rahay, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Rahay.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (26km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (28km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (47km)
  • Le pré Catelan (49km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (16km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rahay

Canton: Saint-Calais

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72120

Distance to Rahay

from Le Mans (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 150 km

from Calais: 340 km

from Nice: 687 km

from Bordeaux: 364 km

from Strasbourg: 516 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baillou, Berfay, Cormenon, Marolles-les-Saint-Calais, Mondoubleau, Sarge-sur-Braye and Valennes.

This page in French: Visiter Rahay