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Thorigne-sur-Due tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thorigne-sur-Due in Sarthe

Photo is of La Ferte-Bernard at 19 km from Thorigne-sur-Due

Visit Thorigne-sur-Due: highlights and tourist information

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Thorigne-sur-Due is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Ferte-Bernard at 19 km and Le Mans at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thorigne-sur-Due, 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 Thorigne-sur-Due in Pays de la Loire.

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

La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 25 km (direction west)

Le Mans is best known for its famous car...

See Le Mans guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Belleme guide


at 38 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


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Lavardin guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

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

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

See Le Perche guide


at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Vendome guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 51 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Alencon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 58 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 58 km (direction west-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

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

Map of places to visit near Thorigne-sur-Due


Markets in and near Thorigne-sur-Due

  • Connerre: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (16km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (19km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (19km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (20km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (25km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (28km)

More information about Thorigne-sur-Due, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Thorigne-sur-Due, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (32km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (38km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (44km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (46km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (47km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (46km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (21km)
  • Coulaines (25km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (32km)

Geography and distances

Thorigne-sur-Due is in the north-west of France at 25 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Thorigne-sur-Due is 162 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thorigne-sur-Due

Canton: Bouloire

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72160

Distance to Thorigne-sur-Due

from Le Mans (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 162 km

from Calais: 338 km

from Nice: 710 km

from Bordeaux: 366 km

from Strasbourg: 537 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 Thorigne-sur-Due from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beille, Connerre, Dollon, Duneau, Le Breil-sur-Merize, Le Luart, Nuille-le-Jalais, Saint-Michel-de-Chavaignes, Soulitre and Vouvray-sur-Huisne.

This page in French: Visiter Thorigne-sur-Due

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