Sille-le-Guillaume tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and a 13th century collegiate church

Sille-le-Guillaume is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Important note

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Sille-le-Guillaume in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Suzanne at 19 km and Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 20 km.

Sille-le-Guillaume, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 20 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Evron guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 23 km (direction north-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 23 km (direction north-north-east), 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


at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

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at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

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Le Mans

Le Mans

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Alencon guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Solesmes guide

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Markets in and near Sille-le-Guillaume

Market days in Sille-le-Guillaume: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (11km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (15km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (20km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (21km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (32km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Sille-le-Guillaume, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (58km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (31km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Mirail (23km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (29km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (20km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (37km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (43km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (30km)
  • La Cropte (37km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (41km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (54km)
  • Coudray (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (35km)

Geography and distances

Sille-le-Guillaume is in the north-west of France at 30 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Sille-le-Guillaume is 197 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sille-le-Guillaume

Canton: Sillé-le-Guillaume

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72140

Distance to Sille-le-Guillaume

from Le Mans (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 197 km

from Calais: 339 km

from Nice: 758 km

from Bordeaux: 374 km

from Strasbourg: 583 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 Sille-le-Guillaume from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Crisse, Le Grez, Peze-le-Robert, Rouesse-Vasse, Rouez, Saint-Pierre-sur-Orthe and Saint-Remy-de-Sille.

This page in French: Visiter Sille-le-Guillaume