Sable-sur-Sarthe tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sable-sur-Sarthe: highlights and tourist information

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Sable-sur-Sarthe is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 45 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Sable-sur-Sarthe is 229 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Solesmes at 4 km and Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sable-sur-Sarthe, 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 Sable-sur-Sarthe 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 Sable-sur-Sarthe

Markets in and near Sable-sur-Sarthe

Market days in Sable-sur-Sarthe: weekly market: Monday;

  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (0km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (19km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (20km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (20km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (21km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (23km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (27km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Sable-sur-Sarthe, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Sable-sur-Sarthe, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (26km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (21km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (31km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (44km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (44km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (45km)
  • Parc de Lathan (56km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (17km)
  • Coudray (23km)
  • Chenille-Change (29km)
  • Coulaines (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (37km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sable-sur-Sarthe

Canton: Sablé-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72300

Distance to Sable-sur-Sarthe

from Le Mans (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 229 km

from Calais: 381 km

from Nice: 748 km

from Bordeaux: 334 km

from Strasbourg: 605 km

Getting here

Sable-sur-Sarthe 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 Sable-sur-Sarthe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouessay, Courtillers, Juigne-sur-Sarthe, Pince, Saint-Loup-du-Dorat, Solesmes and Souvigne-sur-Sarthe.

This page in French: Visiter Sable-sur-Sarthe