Rouillon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rouillon in Sarthe

Visit Rouillon: highlights and tourist information

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Rouillon is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 5 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Rouillon is 189 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Mans at 5 km and Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rouillon, 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 Rouillon 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 Rouillon

Markets in and near Rouillon

  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (6km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (10km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (15km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (17km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (23km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (27km)

More information about Rouillon, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Rouillon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (5km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (10km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (10km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (14km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (21km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (22km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (42km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (5km)
  • Cogners (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (9km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rouillon

Canton: Allonnes

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72700

Distance to Rouillon

from Le Mans (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 189 km

from Calais: 350 km

from Nice: 730 km

from Bordeaux: 357 km

from Strasbourg: 567 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allonnes, Chaufour-Notre-Dame, Coulaines, Degre, Etival-les-le-Mans, Fay, La Chapelle-Saint-Aubin, Le Mans, Pruille-le-Chetif, Saint-Georges-du-Bois, Saint-Pavace, Saint-Saturnin and Trange.

This page in French: Visiter Rouillon