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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!

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

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
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
 
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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
Alencon

Alencon

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
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

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
Belleme

Belleme

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

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

See Belleme guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

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
Asnieres-sur-Vegre

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

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
Parcé-sur-Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Evron

Evron

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

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

See Evron guide
Nogent-le-Rotrou

Nogent-le-Rotrou

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

 
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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)
 
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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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