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Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois in Sarthe

Photo is of Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 9 km from Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois

Visit Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 9 km and Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois, 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-Pierre-Des-Bois in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Solesmes guide


at 20 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre...

See Evron guide


at 38 km (direction north-east)

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


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

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the ancient...

See Jublains guide


at 44 km (direction south), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Bauge guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way it...

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois


Markets in and near Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois

  • Loue: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (8km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (14km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (14km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (19km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (22km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (25km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (26km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (28km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (26km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (3km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (8km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (14km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (31km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (26km)
  • Coulaines (27km)
  • Coudray (41km)
  • Chenille-Change (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (21km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois is in the north-west of France at 27 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois is 210 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois

Canton: Brûlon

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72430

Distance to Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois

from Le Mans (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 210 km

from Calais: 364 km

from Nice: 742 km

from Bordeaux: 347 km

from Strasbourg: 588 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-Pierre-Des-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chantenay-Villedieu, Fontenay-sur-Vegre, Mareil-en-Champagne, Pirmil, Saint-Ouen-en-Champagne, Tasse, Tassille and Vallon-sur-Gee.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pierre-Des-Bois

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