Vibraye tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vibraye in Sarthe

Photo is of La Ferte-Bernard at 16 km from Vibraye

Visit Vibraye: highlights and tourist information

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Vibraye 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 Vibraye in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Ferte-Bernard at 16 km and Nogent-le-Rotrou at 30 km.

Vibraye, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-south-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 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Belleme guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

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

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

See Le Perche guide


at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Loir-et-Cher department

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

See Vendome guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Le Mans guide


National Monument at 45 km (direction east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make Chateaudun an enjoyable...

See Chateaudun guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 63 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 63 km (direction west-north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Alencon guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Vibraye


Markets in and near Vibraye

Market days in Vibraye: weekly market: Friday;

  • Vibraye: market Friday (0km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Mondoubleau: market Saturday & Monday all day (14km)
  • Saint-Calais: market Thursday all day & Sunday (15km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (15km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (18km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (20km)
  • Savigny-sur-Braye: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Droue: market Tuesday (25km)

More information about Vibraye, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Vibraye, France

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

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) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Poncé (34km)
  • Jardin du domaine de Sasnières (41km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (41km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (46km)
  • Le pré Catelan (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cogners (22km)
  • Coulaines (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (47km)

Geography and distances

Vibraye is in the north-west of France at 40 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Vibraye is 148 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vibraye

Canton: Vibraye

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72320

Distance to Vibraye

from Le Mans (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 148 km

from Calais: 331 km

from Nice: 700 km

from Bordeaux: 372 km

from Strasbourg: 521 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 Vibraye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champrond, Melleray and Montmirail.

This page in French: Visiter Vibraye