Villaines-sous-Malicorne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 11 km from Villaines-sous-Malicorne

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Villaines-sous-Malicorne 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 Villaines-sous-Malicorne in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 11 km and Asnieres-sur-Vegre at 17 km.

Villaines-sous-Malicorne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Solesmes guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 25 km (direction south), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Bauge guide


at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied in prehistoric times...

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Le Mans

Le Mans

at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Le Mans guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way it combines medieval and...

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Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction 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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at 47 km (direction north-west)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and a 13th...

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at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral and many other interesting...

See Angers guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500 years of religious architecture with...

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin gothic architecture in France...

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Chateau d\'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an interesting contrast with the more...

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Markets in and near Villaines-sous-Malicorne

  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (6km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (12km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (17km)
  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (20km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (23km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (28km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Villaines-sous-Malicorne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (8km)

Churches and religious monuments

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (23km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (23km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (23km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (24km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (26km)
  • Parc de Lathan (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (37km)
  • Coulaines (37km)
  • Coudray (41km)
  • Chenille-Change (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (25km)

Geography and distances

Villaines-sous-Malicorne is in the north-west of France at 36 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Villaines-sous-Malicorne is 218 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villaines-sous-Malicorne

Canton: Malicorne-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72270

Distance to Villaines-sous-Malicorne

from Le Mans (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 218 km

from Calais: 381 km

from Nice: 728 km

from Bordeaux: 328 km

from Strasbourg: 589 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 Villaines-sous-Malicorne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artheze, Bousse, Crosmieres, Le Bailleul and Malicorne-sur-Sarthe.

This page in French: Visiter Villaines-sous-Malicorne