Yvre-le-Polin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Yvre-le-Polin: highlights and tourist information

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Yvre-le-Polin is situated in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 23 kilometres from Le Mans, the department capital (general information: Yvre-le-Polin is 199 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau du Lude at 19 km and Le Mans at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Yvre-le-Polin, 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 Yvre-le-Polin 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 Yvre-le-Polin

Markets in and near Yvre-le-Polin

  • Ecommoy: market Tuesday (9km)
  • La Suze-sur-Sarthe: market Thursday (12km)
  • Arnage: market Saturday (12km)
  • Allonnes: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Malicorne-sur-Sarthe: market Friday (18km)
  • Le Mans: market every day except Monday (19km)
  • Le Lude: market Thursday (19km)
  • Noyen-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (20km)
  • La Fleche: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Chateau-du-Loir: market Saturday (24km)

More information about Yvre-le-Polin, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Yvre-le-Polin, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Yvre-le-Polin.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Fleche (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (21km)
  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’atmosphère du Petit Bordeaux (6km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (16km)
  • Parc et jardins du château du Lude (19km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (24km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Poncé (38km)
  • Parc de Lathan (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (23km)
  • Cogners (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (11km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Yvre-le-Polin

Canton: Pontvallain

Arrondissement: Flèche

Department: Sarthe

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 72330

Distance to Yvre-le-Polin

from Le Mans (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 199 km

from Calais: 369 km

from Nice: 717 km

from Bordeaux: 336 km

from Strasbourg: 569 km

Getting here

Yvre-le-Polin 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 Yvre-le-Polin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cerans-Foulletourte, Chateau-l'Hermitage, Oize, Parigne-le-Polin, Requeil and Saint-Ouen-en-Belin.

This page in French: Visiter Yvre-le-Polin