Saint-Leger-sur-Sarthe tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mortagne-au-Perche at 15 km from Saint-Leger-sur-Sarthe

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Saint-Leger-sur-Sarthe is situated in the Orne department and Normandy 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-Leger-sur-Sarthe in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mortagne-au-Perche at 15 km and Sees at 17 km.

Saint-Leger-sur-Sarthe, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Sees

Sees

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sees guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Alencon guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Belleme guide
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Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 30 km (direction north-west)

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse training...

See Haras du Pin guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Sarthe department

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

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Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Perche guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide
Nogent-le-Rotrou

Nogent-le-Rotrou

at 41 km (direction east-south-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
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

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Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Sarthe department

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Leger-sur-Sarthe

  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (1km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (15km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (17km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (17km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (25km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (33km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (34km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Leger-sur-Sarthe, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (35km)
  • Normandie-Maine (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (30km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (13km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (21km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (23km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (35km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Leger-sur-Sarthe is in the north of France at 20 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Leger-sur-Sarthe is 153 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Leger-sur-Sarthe

Canton: Mêle-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61170

Distance to Saint-Leger-sur-Sarthe

from Alencon (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 153 km

from Calais: 293 km

from Nice: 755 km

from Bordeaux: 414 km

from Strasbourg: 545 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive in one of the cross-channel ferry ports with Caen being especially close, typically within an hours drive. For driving distances to Saint-Leger-sur-Sarthe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunay-les-Bois, Barville, Bleves, Bure, Coulonges-sur-Sarthe, Laleu, Le Mele-sur-Sarthe, Les Ventes-de-Bourse, Marchemaisons, Roullee, Saint-Aubin-d'Appenai, Saint-Julien-sur-Sarthe, Saint-Quentin-de-Blavou and Vidai.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Leger-sur-Sarthe

 
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