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Vance tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vance: highlights and tourist information

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Vance is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 39 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Vance is 170 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lavardin at 20 km and Vendome at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vance, 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 Vance in Pays de la Loire.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Vance

Markets in and near Vance

  • Besse-sur-Braye: market Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (13km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (14km)
  • Montoire-sur-le-Loir: market Saturday (18km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (23km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (25km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (26km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (26km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Vance, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Vance, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (8km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (25km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (31km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (42km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (45km)
  • Parc de Lathan (54km)
  • Domaine régional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (4km)
  • Coulaines (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (39km)
  • Réserve de Beaumarchais (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vance

Canton: Saint-Calais

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72310

Distance to Vance

from Le Mans (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 170 km

from Calais: 357 km

from Nice: 688 km

from Bordeaux: 346 km

from Strasbourg: 533 km

Getting here

Vance is in the north-west of France. 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 Vance from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cogners, La Chapelle-Gaugain, Lavenay and Saint-Georges-de-la-Couee.

This page in French: Visiter Vance

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