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Saint-Pavace tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Mans at 4 km from Saint-Pavace

Visit Saint-Pavace: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Pavace is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Mans at 4 km and Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Pavace, 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-Pavace in Pays de la Loire.

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

Le Mans

Le Mans

at 4 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 21 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 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Solesmes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-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 42 km (direction north-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
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 43 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Alencon guide


at 44 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Pavace


Markets in and near Saint-Pavace

  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (6km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (12km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (18km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (20km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (25km)

Hotels near Saint-Pavace

More information about Saint-Pavace, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Pavace, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (3km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (7km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (15km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (19km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (24km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (25km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (43km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (46km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (40km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (2km)
  • Cogners (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (13km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Pavace is in the north-west of France at 2 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pavace is 184 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pavace

Canton: Mans-Nord-Campagne

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72190

Distance to Saint-Pavace

from Le Mans (prefecture): 2 km

from Paris: 184 km

from Calais: 345 km

from Nice: 729 km

from Bordeaux: 361 km

from Strasbourg: 562 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-Pavace from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigne, Coulaines, La Chapelle-Saint-Aubin, La Milesse, Neuville-sur-Sarthe, Pruille-le-Chetif, Rouillon, Saint-Saturnin, Sarge-les-le-Mans and Trange.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pavace

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