Verneil-le-Chetif tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau du Lude at 14 km from Verneil-le-Chetif

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Verneil-le-Chetif 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 Verneil-le-Chetif in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 14 km and Le Mans at 31 km.

Verneil-le-Chetif, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Bauge is a small traditional town with a small castle - and a very...

See Bauge guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

The small town of Asnières-sur-Vègre is especially picturesque in the area around the bridge...

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

With a river and ancient bridge below and an ancient castle above Lavardin, it...

See Lavardin guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Langeais is a small town with a pretty town centre, best known for the...

See Langeais guide
Chateau de Langeais

Chateau de Langeais

Castle at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Château de Langeais is a medieval-renaissance castle with nicely furnished rooms and the oldest...

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Chateau de Villandry

Chateau de Villandry

Castle at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The rooms at Chateau de Villandry can be explored, but it is the world...

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at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

Solesmes is known for its Abbey Saint-Pierre, an important benedictine abbey that has helped...

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Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours

Church at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The basilica Saint-Martin is an imposing neo-byzantine church in the town of Tours...

See Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours guide


at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

Tours is a large important town with numerous monuments, gardens and medieval buildings, and...

See Tours guide
Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Tours Cathedral and La Psalette Cloisters

Cathedral at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Indre-et-Loire department

The la Psalette cloister and the cathedral of Tours together make a very impressive...

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Most Beautiful Village at 63 km (direction west-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne still retain...

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Markets in and near Verneil-le-Chetif

  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (10km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (14km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (20km)
  • Saint-Paterne-Racan: market Thursday (20km)
  • Chateau-la-Valliere: market Monday (20km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (23km)
  • Neuvy-le-Roi: market Friday (26km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (26km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Verneil-le-Chetif, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Verneil-le-Chetif, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (32km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (59km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (11km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (27km)
  • Parc de Lathan (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (30km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (38km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (42km)
  • Les jardins du château de Villandry (46km)
  • Les jardins du prieuré de Saint-Cosme (47km)
  • Le jardin des Prébendes d'Oé (48km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Valmer (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (31km)
  • Coulaines (33km)
  • Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (24km)

Geography and distances

Verneil-le-Chetif is in the north-west of France at 33 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Verneil-le-Chetif is 197 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verneil-le-Chetif

Canton: Mayet

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72360

Distance to Verneil-le-Chetif

from Le Mans (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 197 km

from Calais: 375 km

from Nice: 702 km

from Bordeaux: 329 km

from Strasbourg: 561 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 Verneil-le-Chetif from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigne-Racan, Lavernat, Mayet and Sarce.

This page in French: Visiter Verneil-le-Chetif