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Saint-Gervais-en-Belin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Gervais-en-Belin in Sarthe

Photo is of Le Mans at 14 km from Saint-Gervais-en-Belin

Visit Saint-Gervais-en-Belin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Mans at 14 km and Chateau du Lude at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Gervais-en-Belin, 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-Gervais-en-Belin in Pays de la Loire.

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

Le Mans

Le Mans

at 14 km (direction )

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

See Le Mans guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 39 km (direction west)

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine abbey that...

See Solesmes guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 43 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and...

See Bauge guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 47 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied in prehistoric times...

See Saulges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Lavardin guide


at 56 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in...

See Evron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Gervais-en-Belin


Markets in and near Saint-Gervais-en-Belin

  • Arnage: market Saturday (6km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (12km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (14km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (19km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (24km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (24km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (25km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (26km)

Hotels near Saint-Gervais-en-Belin

More information about Saint-Gervais-en-Belin, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Gervais-en-Belin, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (15km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (6km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (15km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (23km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (26km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (35km)
  • Parc de Lathan (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (16km)
  • Cogners (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (8km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Gervais-en-Belin is in the north-west of France at 16 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gervais-en-Belin is 191 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Gervais-en-Belin

Canton: Écommoy

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72220

Distance to Saint-Gervais-en-Belin

from Le Mans (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 191 km

from Calais: 361 km

from Nice: 717 km

from Bordeaux: 344 km

from Strasbourg: 563 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-Gervais-en-Belin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arnage, Ecommoy, Laigne-en-Belin, Monce-en-Belin, Mulsanne, Saint-Ouen-en-Belin, Spay and Teloche.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Gervais-en-Belin

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