Vivoin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vivoin: highlights and tourist information

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Vivoin is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 24 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Vivoin is 175 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Vivoin

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Vivoin 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 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