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Ruaudin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ruaudin in Sarthe

Photo is of Le Mans at 9 km from Ruaudin

Visit Ruaudin: highlights and tourist information

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Ruaudin is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Mans at 9 km and Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ruaudin, 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 Ruaudin in Pays de la Loire.

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

Le Mans

Le Mans

at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Mans guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the closest of...

See Chateau du Lude guide
Parcé-sur-Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
 
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Asnieres-sur-Vegre

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Solesmes

Solesmes

at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Solesmes guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Saulges

Saulges

at 50 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide
Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above...

See Lavardin guide
Bauge

Bauge

at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and...

See Bauge guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Belleme guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Sarthe

Map of places to visit near Ruaudin

 
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Markets in and near Ruaudin

  • Arnage: market Saturday (6km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (6km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (18km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (18km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (28km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (29km)

Hotels near Ruaudin

More information about Ruaudin, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Ruaudin, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (8km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (9km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (14km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (16km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (24km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (30km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (10km)
  • Cogners (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (10km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ruaudin is in the north-west of France at 10 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Ruaudin is 184 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ruaudin

Canton: Mans-Sud-Est

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72230

Distance to Ruaudin

from Le Mans (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 184 km

from Calais: 353 km

from Nice: 719 km

from Bordeaux: 351 km

from Strasbourg: 558 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 Ruaudin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arnage, Brette-les-Pins, Change, Le Mans, Monce-en-Belin and Mulsanne.

This page in French: Visiter Ruaudin

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