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Saint-Symphorien tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Symphorien in Sarthe

Photo is of Sillé-le-Guillaume at 13 km from Saint-Symphorien

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.

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

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!

Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 13 km (direction )

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Asnieres-sur-Vegre

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Evron

Evron

at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Evron guide
 
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Saulges

Saulges

at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Le Mans guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Parcé-sur-Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Solesmes

Solesmes

at 28 km (direction south-west)

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

See Solesmes guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Orne department

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-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
Jublains

Jublains

at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Alencon guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Symphorien

 
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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)

Hotels near Saint-Symphorien

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Symphorien, France

What to do at Saint-Symphorien? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Symphorien is in the north-west of France at 24 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Saint-Symphorien is 201 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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