Rouesse-Vasse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rouesse-Vasse in Sarthe

Photo is of Sillé-le-Guillaume at 6 km from Rouesse-Vasse

Visit Rouesse-Vasse: highlights and tourist information

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Rouesse-Vasse 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-Vasse in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sillé-le-Guillaume at 6 km and Sainte-Suzanne at 14 km.

Rouesse-Vasse, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 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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at 15 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

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at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the ancient...

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at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied in prehistoric times...

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at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

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

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at 30 km (direction south)

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in the area around...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine abbey that...

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at 35 km (direction south)

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de caractere and has...

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Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is...

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Markets in and near Rouesse-Vasse

  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (14km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (15km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (21km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (22km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (33km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (34km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Rouesse-Vasse, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Rouesse-Vasse, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (34km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (22km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (23km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (30km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (23km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (43km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (47km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (32km)
  • Coulaines (33km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (38km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (52km)
  • Coudray (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (36km)

Geography and distances

Rouesse-Vasse is in the north-west of France at 33 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Rouesse-Vasse is 203 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rouesse-Vasse

Canton: Sillé-le-Guillaume

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72140

Distance to Rouesse-Vasse

from Le Mans (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 203 km

from Calais: 344 km

from Nice: 760 km

from Bordeaux: 371 km

from Strasbourg: 588 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-Vasse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Grez, Parennes, Rouez, Saint-Martin-de-Connee, Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe, Sille-le-Guillaume and Vimarce.

This page in French: Visiter Rouesse-Vasse