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Photo is of Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 4 km from Vion

Visit Vion: highlights and tourist information

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Vion is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parcé-sur-Sarthe at 4 km and Solesmes at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vion, 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 Vion in Pays de la Loire.

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

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe

at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

Parcé sur Sarthe is a classified petites cites de...

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide
Solesmes

Solesmes

at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Solesmes guide
Asnieres-sur-Vegre

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Saulges

Saulges

at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Saulges guide
 
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Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Bauge

Bauge

at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Bauge guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Lude and its lovely gardens are the...

See Chateau du Lude guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

Le Mans is best known for its famous car...

See Le Mans guide
Evron

Evron

at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in...

See Evron guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Angers

Angers

at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral...

See Angers guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin...

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide

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Map of places to visit near Vion

 
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Markets in and near Vion

  • Sable-sur-Sarthe: market Monday (9km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (11km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (12km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Loue: market Tuesday (21km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (22km)
  • Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (24km)
  • Meslay-du-Maine: market Friday (28km)
  • Tierce: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Seiches-sur-le-Loir: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Vion, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Vion, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (18km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (39km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Massonnière (18km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (23km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (25km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (35km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (35km)
  • Parc de Lathan (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Cropte (25km)
  • Coudray (31km)
  • Chenille-Change (35km)
  • Coulaines (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vion is in the north-west of France at 39 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Vion is 223 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vion

Canton: Sablé-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72300

Distance to Vion

from Le Mans (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 223 km

from Calais: 380 km

from Nice: 740 km

from Bordeaux: 333 km

from Strasbourg: 598 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 Vion from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avoise, Courtillers, Juigne-sur-Sarthe, Le Bailleul, Louailles, Parce-sur-Sarthe and Solesmes.

This page in French: Visiter Vion

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