Rouesse-Fontaine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rouesse-Fontaine in Sarthe

Photo is of Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 10 km from Rouesse-Fontaine

Visit Rouesse-Fontaine: highlights and tourist information

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Rouesse-Fontaine 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 Rouesse-Fontaine in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 10 km and Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 11 km.

Rouesse-Fontaine, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 13 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Alencon guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

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

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

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Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the charming...

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Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and...

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Belleme

Belleme

at 31 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Belleme guide
Sees

Sees

at 31 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Sees guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Le Mans guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

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La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne...

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Evron

Evron

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Evron guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Orne department

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse training...

See Haras du Pin guide

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Markets in and near Rouesse-Fontaine

  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (11km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (16km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (25km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (31km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Rouesse-Fontaine, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (35km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (35km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (40km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (43km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (12km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (17km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (25km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Rouesse-Fontaine is in the north-west of France at 34 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Rouesse-Fontaine is 172 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rouesse-Fontaine

Canton: Saint-Paterne

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72610

Distance to Rouesse-Fontaine

from Le Mans (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 172 km

from Calais: 317 km

from Nice: 752 km

from Bordeaux: 392 km

from Strasbourg: 561 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 Rouesse-Fontaine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancinnes, Bethon, Bourg-le-Roi, Cherance, Cherisay, Coulombiers, Fye, Grandchamp, Les Mees, Livet-en-Saosnois, Louvigny, Oisseau-le-Petit, Rene, Saint-Germain-sur-Sarthe and Thoire-sous-Contensor.

This page in French: Visiter Rouesse-Fontaine

 
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