Saint-Symphorien tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Symphorien: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Symphorien is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 24 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Saint-Symphorien is 201 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sillé-le-Guillaume at 13 km and Sainte-Suzanne at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Symphorien, 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-Symphorien 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-Symphorien

Markets in and near Saint-Symphorien

  • Loue: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (9km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (22km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (23km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (23km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (25km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (25km)

More information about Saint-Symphorien, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saint-Symphorien, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (42km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (24km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Mirail (11km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (12km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (18km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (32km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (24km)
  • La Cropte (31km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (49km)
  • Coudray (50km)
  • Chenille-Change (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (25km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Symphorien

Canton: Conlie

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72240

Distance to Saint-Symphorien

from Le Mans (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 201 km

from Calais: 350 km

from Nice: 749 km

from Bordeaux: 361 km

from Strasbourg: 584 km

Getting here

Saint-Symphorien 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-Symphorien from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amne, Bernay, Chassille, Epineu-le-Chevreuil, Longnes, Neuvy-en-Champagne, Parennes, Ruille-en-Champagne and Tennie.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Symphorien