Saint-Jean-d'Asse tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Jean-d'Asse: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-d'Asse is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 16 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-d'Asse is 182 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 9 km and Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-d'Asse, 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-Jean-d'Asse 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 Saint-Jean-d'Asse

Markets in and near Saint-Jean-d'Asse

  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (11km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (16km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (20km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (25km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (29km)

More information about Saint-Jean-d'Asse, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-d'Asse, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Jean-d'Asse.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (17km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (19km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Mirail (23km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (24km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (28km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (27km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (30km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (44km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (15km)
  • Cogners (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (25km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-d'Asse

Canton: Ballon

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72380

Distance to Saint-Jean-d'Asse

from Le Mans (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 182 km

from Calais: 335 km

from Nice: 741 km

from Bordeaux: 372 km

from Strasbourg: 565 km

Getting here

Saint-Jean-d'Asse 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 Saint-Jean-d'Asse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asse-le-Riboul, La Bazoge, La Chapelle-Saint-Fray, La Guierche, Le Tronchet, Montbizot, Saint-Marceau, Sainte-Jamme-sur-Sarthe, Sainte-Sabine-sur-Longeve, Souille and Teille.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-d'Asse