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Thoire-sous-Contensor tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thoire-sous-Contensor in Sarthe

Photo is of Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 11 km from Thoire-sous-Contensor

Visit Thoire-sous-Contensor: highlights and tourist information

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Thoire-sous-Contensor is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 11 km and Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thoire-sous-Contensor, 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 Thoire-sous-Contensor in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 15 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Alencon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


at 28 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Belleme guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Orne department

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there...

See Sees guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Le Mans guide


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

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

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

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

See Le Perche guide


at 46 km (direction east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Thoire-sous-Contensor


Markets in and near Thoire-sous-Contensor

  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (13km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (14km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (26km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (33km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (35km)

More information about Thoire-sous-Contensor, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Thoire-sous-Contensor, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (37km)
  • Perche (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Mirail (41km)
  • Sassy (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (42km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (44km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (11km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (21km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (28km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (44km)

Geography and distances

Thoire-sous-Contensor is in the north-west of France at 32 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Thoire-sous-Contensor is 169 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thoire-sous-Contensor

Canton: Saint-Paterne

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72610

Distance to Thoire-sous-Contensor

from Le Mans (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 169 km

from Calais: 317 km

from Nice: 748 km

from Bordeaux: 391 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 Thoire-sous-Contensor from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-le-Roi, Cherance, Coulombiers, Courgains, Grandchamp, Les Mees, Livet-en-Saosnois, Louvigny, Rene, Rouesse-Fontaine, Saint-Remy-du-Val, Saosnes and Thoigne.

This page in French: Visiter Thoire-sous-Contensor

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