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Ruille-sur-Loir tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lavardin at 20 km from Ruille-sur-Loir

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 20 km and Vendome at 34 km.

Ruille-sur-Loir, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lavardin

Lavardin

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Lavardin guide
Vendome

Vendome

at 34 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains many...

See Vendome guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a...

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Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Church at 40 km (direction south), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The basilica Saint-Martin is an imposing neo-byzantine church in the town of...

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide
Tours

Tours

at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval...

See Tours guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Mans guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but it is...

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Chateau d'Amboise

Chateau d'Amboise

Castle at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau d'Amboise is a castle with impressive gardens and a lovely...

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Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise

Castle at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Clos-Lucé was home to Leonardo da Vinci and you...

See Chateau de Clos Lucé at Amboise guide
Amboise

Amboise

at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Although it is the castle that attracts visitors to Amboise, you will...

See Amboise guide
Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard

Castle at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The Domaine Royal de Château Gaillard in Amboise is the first Renaissance...

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La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Langeais

Langeais

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best known...

See Langeais guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Ruille-sur-Loir, France

What to do at Ruille-sur-Loir? 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

  • Aquarium du Val-de-Loire (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Ruille-sur-Loir is 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).

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

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

 
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