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Surfonds tourism and travel guide

Photo of Surfonds in Sarthe

Photo is of Le Mans at 20 km from Surfonds

Visit Surfonds: highlights and tourist information

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Surfonds is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Mans at 20 km and La Ferte-Bernard at 28 km.

Surfonds, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Mans

Le Mans

at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Le Mans guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above...

See Lavardin guide
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Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 43 km (direction south-west)

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the closest of...

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Belleme guide


at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide


at 47 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

Now listed as a 'town of art and history', Vendome retains many...

See Vendome guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of...

See Le Perche guide


Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction north-west), 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
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide

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Markets in and near Surfonds

  • Connerre: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (12km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (19km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (22km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (23km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (27km)

More information about Surfonds, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Surfonds, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (15km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (31km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (38km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (43km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (45km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (19km)
  • Coulaines (20km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (25km)

Geography and distances

Surfonds is in the north-west of France at 20 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Surfonds is 170 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Surfonds

Canton: Montfort-le-Gesnois

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72370

Distance to Surfonds

from Le Mans (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 170 km

from Calais: 346 km

from Nice: 709 km

from Bordeaux: 358 km

from Strasbourg: 543 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 Surfonds from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardenay-sur-Merize, Challes, Le Breil-sur-Merize, Nuille-le-Jalais, Saint-Mars-de-Locquenay, Soulitre and Volnay.

This page in French: Visiter Surfonds


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