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!

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

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
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Evron

Evron

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

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

See Evron guide
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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
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

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...

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Jublains

Jublains

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

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

See Jublains guide
Saulges

Saulges

at 30 km (direction 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 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Mans guide
Alencon

Alencon

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
Asnieres-sur-Vegre

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Parcé-sur-Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

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
Solesmes

Solesmes

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)
 
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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

 
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