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Souligne-sous-Ballon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Souligne-sous-Ballon in Sarthe

Photo is of Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 13 km from Souligne-sous-Ballon

Visit Souligne-sous-Ballon: highlights and tourist information

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Souligne-sous-Ballon is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 13 km and Le Mans at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Souligne-sous-Ballon, 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 Souligne-sous-Ballon in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 32 km (direction east)

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Alencon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park...

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

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

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the...

See Belleme guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 47 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre...

See Evron guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide

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

Map of places to visit near Souligne-sous-Ballon


Markets in and near Souligne-sous-Ballon

  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (17km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (19km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (23km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (23km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (26km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Souligne-sous-Ballon, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Souligne-sous-Ballon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (51km)
  • Normandie-Maine (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (14km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (14km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (26km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (28km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (34km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (35km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (51km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (30km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (13km)
  • Cogners (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (25km)

Geography and distances

Souligne-sous-Ballon is in the north-west of France at 13 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Souligne-sous-Ballon is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Souligne-sous-Ballon

Canton: Ballon

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72290

Distance to Souligne-sous-Ballon

from Le Mans (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 334 km

from Nice: 733 km

from Bordeaux: 372 km

from Strasbourg: 557 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 Souligne-sous-Ballon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ballon, Courceboeufs, Joue-l'Abbe, La Guierche, Montbizot, Saint-Mars-sous-Ballon, Sainte-Jamme-sur-Sarthe, Souille and Teille.

This page in French: Visiter Souligne-sous-Ballon

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