Ruille-sur-Loir tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ruille-sur-Loir: highlights and tourist information

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Ruille-sur-Loir is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 43 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Ruille-sur-Loir is 178 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 20 km and Vendome at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ruille-sur-Loir, 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 Ruille-sur-Loir in Pays de la Loire.

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


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Map of places to visit near Ruille-sur-Loir

Markets in and near Ruille-sur-Loir

  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (13km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (16km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (16km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (17km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (19km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (22km)
  • Neuille-Pont-Pierre: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Ruille-sur-Loir, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Ruille-sur-Loir, France

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


  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cloisters of la Psalette (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (3km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (24km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (30km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (36km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (38km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (40km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (40km)
  • Parc de Lathan (46km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (48km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (14km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (39km)
  • Coulaines (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (38km)
  • Spaycific'Zoo (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ruille-sur-Loir

Canton: Chartre-sur-le-Loir

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72340

Distance to Ruille-sur-Loir

from Le Mans (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 178 km

from Calais: 367 km

from Nice: 684 km

from Bordeaux: 337 km

from Strasbourg: 537 km

Getting here

Ruille-sur-Loir 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 Ruille-sur-Loir from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Couture-sur-Loir, La Chapelle-Gaugain, La Chartre-sur-le-Loir, Lhomme, Ponce-sur-le-Loir, Trehet and Villedieu-le-Chateau.

This page in French: Visiter Ruille-sur-Loir