Saint-Corneille tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Corneille in Sarthe

Photo is of Le Mans at 13 km from Saint-Corneille

Visit Saint-Corneille: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Corneille 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 Saint-Corneille in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Mans at 13 km and Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 24 km.

Saint-Corneille, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Mans

Le Mans

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and a 13th...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Belleme guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best known as a centre...

See Alencon guide


at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the castle and...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park of Normandie-Marne....

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the charming village of...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 49 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of opportunities to...

See Le Perche guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Corneille

  • Connerre: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (14km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (19km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (24km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (27km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Saint-Corneille, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Corneille, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (8km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (13km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (26km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (28km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (31km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (38km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (41km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (51km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (38km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (12km)
  • Cogners (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (22km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Corneille is in the north-west of France at 12 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Saint-Corneille is 172 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Corneille

Canton: Montfort-le-Gesnois

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72460

Distance to Saint-Corneille

from Le Mans (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 172 km

from Calais: 338 km

from Nice: 722 km

from Bordeaux: 366 km

from Strasbourg: 550 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 Saint-Corneille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champagne, Fatines, Lombron, Montfort-le-Gesnois, Saint-Mars-la-Briere, Savigne-l'Eveque, Sille-le-Philippe and Yvre-l'Eveque.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Corneille