Rouesse-Fontaine tourism and travel guide

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 10 km and Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rouesse-Fontaine, 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 Rouesse-Fontaine 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 Rouesse-Fontaine

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)

More information about Rouesse-Fontaine, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Rouesse-Fontaine, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Rouesse-Fontaine 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 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