Yvre-l'Eveque tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Mans at 5 km from Yvre-l'Eveque

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Yvre-l'Eveque 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 Yvre-l'Eveque in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Mans at 5 km and Beaumont-sur-Sarthe at 26 km.

Yvre-l'Eveque, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Mans

Le Mans

at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Le Mans guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction, but the town...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Parcé-sur-Sarthe guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Asnieres-sur-Vegre guide
Chateau du Lude

Chateau du Lude

Castle at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau du Lude guide


at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural Regional Park...

See Belleme guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Solesmes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne still retain...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park of Normandie-Marne....

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Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Orne department

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Orne department

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best known as a centre...

See Alencon guide

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Markets in and near Yvre-l'Eveque

  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (6km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (11km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Le Grand-Luce: market Wednesday all day (22km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (22km)
  • Conlie: market Thursday (25km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about Yvre-l'Eveque, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Yvre-l'Eveque, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (0km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (5km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (19km)
  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (21km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (24km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (40km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (44km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (5km)
  • Cogners (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (14km)

Geography and distances

Yvre-l'Eveque is in the north-west of France at 5 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Yvre-l'Eveque is 180 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Yvre-l'Eveque

Canton: Mans-Est-Campagne

Arrondissement: Mans

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72530

Distance to Yvre-l'Eveque

from Le Mans (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 180 km

from Calais: 346 km

from Nice: 723 km

from Bordeaux: 359 km

from Strasbourg: 557 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 Yvre-l'Eveque from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champagne, Change, Coulaines, Le Mans, Saint-Corneille and Sarge-les-le-Mans.

This page in French: Visiter Yvre-l'Eveque