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Sarce tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau du Lude at 9 km from Sarce

Visit Sarce: highlights and tourist information

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Sarce is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 9 km and Bauge at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sarce, 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 Sarce in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Bauge guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Solesmes guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best known...

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely furnished rooms and...

See Chateau de Langeais guide
Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but it is...

See Chateau de Villandry guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above...

See Lavardin guide


at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval...

See Tours guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a...

See Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters guide


at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sarce


Markets in and near Sarce

  • Le Lude: market Thursday (10km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (15km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (20km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (23km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (24km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (24km)
  • Noyant: market Friday (25km)

Hotels near Sarce

More information about Sarce, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Sarce, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (32km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (33km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (55km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (9km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (11km)
  • Parc de Lathan (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (33km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (36km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (39km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (47km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (49km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (34km)
  • Cogners (36km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (23km)

Geography and distances

Sarce is in the north-west of France at 33 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Sarce is 202 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sarce

Canton: Mayet

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72360

Distance to Sarce

from Le Mans (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 202 km

from Calais: 378 km

from Nice: 706 km

from Bordeaux: 326 km

from Strasbourg: 566 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 Sarce from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigne-Racan, Coulonge, Mayet, Pontvallain and Verneil-le-Chetif.

This page in French: Visiter Sarce

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