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Visit Villaines-la-Carelle: highlights and tourist information

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Villaines-la-Carelle is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 40 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Villaines-la-Carelle is 160 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Alencon at 16 km and Belleme at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villaines-la-Carelle, 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 Villaines-la-Carelle 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 Villaines-la-Carelle

Markets in and near Villaines-la-Carelle

  • Mamers: market Monday (6km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (17km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (23km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (27km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (31km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (34km)

More information about Villaines-la-Carelle, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Villaines-la-Carelle, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (36km)
  • Normandie-Maine (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (35km)
  • Sassy (39km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (5km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (26km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (27km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (28km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villaines-la-Carelle

Canton: Mamers

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72600

Distance to Villaines-la-Carelle

from Le Mans (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 160 km

from Calais: 307 km

from Nice: 747 km

from Bordeaux: 399 km

from Strasbourg: 549 km

Getting here

Villaines-la-Carelle 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 Villaines-la-Carelle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aillieres-Beauvoir, Contilly, Louzes, Mamers, Marollette, Neufchatel-en-Saosnois, Panon, Pizieux, Saint-Longis, Saint-Remy-du-Val, Saosnes and Vezot.

This page in French: Visiter Villaines-la-Carelle

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