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Saulges tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saulges: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied in prehistoric times

Saulges is situated in the Mayenne department and Pays de la Loire region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saulges. For detailed visitor information see the Saulges travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Saulges include "town of art and history".

Popular places to visit nearby include Solesmes at 16 km and Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saulges, 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 Saulges in Pays de la Loire.

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

Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Solesmes

Solesmes

at 16 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Solesmes guide
Asnieres-sur-Vegre

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Evron

Evron

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Evron guide
 
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Parcé-sur-Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Laval

Laval

at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the substantial town...

See Laval guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Jublains guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is...

See Mayenne (town) guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

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

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 45 km (direction east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Le Mans guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

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

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 51 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

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

Map of places to visit near Saulges

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Markets in and near Saulges

  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (12km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (16km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (19km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (26km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (28km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (30km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (33km)

More information about Saulges, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Saulges, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (28km)
  • La Fleche (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (20km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (26km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (34km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (43km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (44km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (7km)
  • Coudray (28km)
  • Chenille-Change (37km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saulges is in the center of France at 29 kilometres from Laval, the department capital (general information: Saulges is 225 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saulges

Canton: Meslay-du-Maine

Arrondissement: Laval

Department: Mayenne

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 53340

Distance to Saulges

from Laval (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 225 km

from Calais: 368 km

from Nice: 761 km

from Bordeaux: 350 km

from Strasbourg: 607 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 Saulges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ballee, Bannes, Chemere-le-Roi, Cosse-en-Champagne, Epineux-le-Seguin, Preaux, Saint-Jean-sur-Erve, Saint-Pierre-sur-Erve and Thorigne-en-Charnie.

This page in French: Visiter Saulges

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