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Vivoin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vivoin in Sarthe

Photo is of Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 2 km from Vivoin

Visit Vivoin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 2 km and Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vivoin, 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 Vivoin in Pays de la Loire.

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

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 2 km (direction west-south-west)

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Alencon

Alencon

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

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best...

See Alencon guide
 
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Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Le Mans guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within...

See Belleme guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 37 km (direction east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Sainte-Suzanne guide
Sees

Sees

at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Orne department

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there...

See Sees guide
Evron

Evron

at 42 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Evron guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche,...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Asnieres-sur-Vegre

Asnieres-sur-Vegre

at 48 km (direction south-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vivoin

 
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Markets in and near Vivoin

  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (2km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (12km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (18km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (20km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (28km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (31km)

More information about Vivoin, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Vivoin, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (25km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Mirail (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (33km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (20km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (22km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (35km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (24km)
  • Cogners (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vivoin is in the north-west of France at 24 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Vivoin is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vivoin

Canton: Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Mamers

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72170

Distance to Vivoin

from Le Mans (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 326 km

from Nice: 745 km

from Bordeaux: 382 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 Vivoin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asse-le-Riboul, Beaumont-sur-Sarthe, Cherance, Doucelles, Juille, Luce-sous-Ballon, Maresche, Meurce, Nouans, Piace, Rene, Saint-Germain-sur-Sarthe, Saint-Marceau and Teille.

This page in French: Visiter Vivoin

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