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Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais in Sarthe

Photo is of Belleme at 14 km from Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais

Visit Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleme at 14 km and La Ferte-Bernard at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais, 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 Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 14 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Belleme guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 28 km (direction east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche,...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Le Perche guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Alencon guide


at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Le Mans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there are other...

See Sees guide


at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 68 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais


Markets in and near Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais

  • Mamers: market Monday (11km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (17km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (18km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (29km)

Hotels near Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais

More information about Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais, France

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

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) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (48km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (50km)
  • Sassy (55km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (21km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (40km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (42km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (46km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais is in the north-west of France at 34 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais is 154 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais

Canton: Mamers

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72110

Distance to Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais

from Le Mans (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 154 km

from Calais: 314 km

from Nice: 731 km

from Bordeaux: 390 km

from Strasbourg: 539 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-Cosme-en-Vairais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courcival, Ige, Monce-en-Saosnois, Nauvay, Nogent-le-Bernard, Pouvrai, Rouperroux-le-Coquet, Saint-Fulgent-Des-Ormes, Saint-Pierre-Des-Ormes, Saint-Remy-Des-Monts and Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres.

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