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Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sillé-le-Guillaume at 7 km from Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe

Visit Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sillé-le-Guillaume at 7 km and Evron at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe, 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-sur-Orthe in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 7 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Evron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-west)

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Jublains guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide


at 25 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saulges guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit...

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 33 km (direction north-west)

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Alencon guide


at 36 km (direction south), in the Sarthe department

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Le Mans guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe


Markets in and near Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe

  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (15km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (16km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (17km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (18km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (32km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (33km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (38km)

More information about Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (38km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (27km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (35km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (19km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (40km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (42km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (34km)
  • La Cropte (35km)
  • Coulaines (37km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (41km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe is in the center of France at 44 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe is 202 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe

Canton: Bais

Arrondissement: Mayenne

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53160

Distance to Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe

from Laval (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 202 km

from Calais: 339 km

from Nice: 764 km

from Bordeaux: 376 km

from Strasbourg: 589 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive here from the cross channel ports of Saint Malo and Caen, the jorney only taking a couple of hours. For driving distances to Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Grez, Rouesse-Vasse, Saint-Germain-de-Coulamer, Saint-Martin-de-Connee, Sille-le-Guillaume and Vimarce.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe

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