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La Sarthe: from valleys to picturesque villages

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Seasoned motorhome users have traveled the Sarthe for several days to share their discoveries and experiences with you.

The program for your stay in Sarthe: hiking near the Loir, visit of a historic castle and its remarkable gardens, meeting with the tigers of one of the most beautiful zoos in France, walks in the streets of a "Petite Cité de Character", fishing and bikes rides...

But above all, relaxation!

 

For more information and details, do not hesitate to consult the Sarthe Tourisme website.

region
Pays de la Loire
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8 steps
distance
169 km
saison
All seasons

Step

1

Saint-Paul-le-Gaultier

Kilometer 0

To discover

To discover

The start of the route begins in Saint-Paul-le-Gaultier, a town located in the Alpes Mancelles. Saint-Paul-le-Gaultier is part of the Normandie-Maine Regional Natural Park.

In this hilly and wooded environment you can discover the typical villages of:

  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe, a “Petite Cité de Caractère” located 13 km from Saint-Paul-le-Gaultier.

  • Saint-Céneri-le-Gerei, labeled “Plus Beau Village de France”, also located 13 km from the area.

  • The fortified village of Bourg-le-Roi, 21 km from Saint-Paul-le-Gaultier.

  • Saint-Léonard-des-Bois, a “Petite Cité de Caractère”, located 7 km from the area.

Fishing

Fishing

Saint-Paul-le-Gaultier offers the ideal setting for fishing enthusiasts. The area is located 50 meters from a pond labeled “Tourism Fishing”!

You can both benefit from this nature to take beautiful walks and fish peacefully.

72 -  CAMPING-CAR PARK area of Saint-Paul-le-Gaultier

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Step

2

Saint-Saturnin

Kilometer 45

To discover

To discover

“At the entrance of the area, flash the bar codes and set off on foot or by bike through the many paths to discover the heritage of Saint-Saturnin including the church, the old Sarthe tram station, the Bollée wind turbine, hemp ovens...

Saint-Saturnin is located on the outskirts of Le Mans. By taking the bus 100m from the area, explore the old town with its cathedral and half-timbered houses.

A very beautiful discovery!”

Pascal.

 

The essentials of Le Mans:

  • The Circuit des 24h du Mans and its Museum
  • La Cité Plantagenêt: historic medieval center of Le Mans
  • The Royal Abbey of Epau

Events

Events

Every year, every month of June: THE 24h OF LE MANS

A must-see for racing car enthusiasts!

 

Fishing

Fishing

You can go fishing on the banks of the Sarthe river in Saint-Saturnin .

Good deal

Good deal

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Restaurant Le Saturnin

Postal address : 16 Boulevard de Maule 72650 Saint saturnin
02 43 25 30 68

Valid

from 01/01/2021
to 31/12/2021

Reserved for customers

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Offer:

Sur présentation de votre carte PASS'ETAPES, une boisson de bienvenue vous sera offerte.

72 -  CAMPING-CAR PARK area of Saint-Saturnin

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€11.81 / night

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Step

3

La-Bruère-sur-Loir

Kilometer 109

To discover

To discover

The town is close to the Loire-Anjou-Touraine Natural Park. The Loir river borders La Bruère-sur-Loir and offers a setting conducive to walks and fishing.
The Saint-Martin church, classified as a Historic Monument, is the only religious building present on Bruère-sur-Loir and deserves to be visited! It was destroyed and rebuilt at the end of the 11th century.
The Château de la Maison Rouge is located in the town and was rebuilt at the end of the 19th century in tufa and bricks, in place of the old house which was destroyed by the owner who found it too small and in poor condition. The Castle can't be visited.

For walks in nature, we advise you to go to the Bercé Forest, one of the seven exceptional forests in France ("Forêt d'Exception" label).

And for cycling enthusiasts, the Sarthe is perfect for you:

  • La Sarthe à Vélo
  • Vallée du Loir à Vélo

Fishing

Fishing

Fishermen will be well oriented in La Bruère-sur-Loir as a marked fishing route dedicated to them!

72 -  CAMPING-CAR PARK area of La Bruère-sur-Loir

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Step

4

Le Lude

Kilometer 126

To discover

To discover

Le Lude,  a ”Petite Cité de Caractère” located in the Loir Valley, offers all local shops.
To get to the city center, take the small path that runs alongside the campsite.

Food market every Thursday morning in the village.

“Lovers of old stones must visit the Château du Lude, part of the Châteaux of the Loire Valley only 650m from the area! It is the testimony of four centuries of French architectural history. Its gardens are classified as “Remarkable Gardens”.
Philippe

The 20-kilometer greenway set up between Le Lude and La Flèche promises you beautiful walks!

 

Events

Events

The "Fête des Jardiniers" takes place on the 1st weekend of June every year.
About sixty exhibitors of collector's plants and tools are present with the best of their production.

 

Fishing

Fishing

The area is located on the banks of the Loir near a fishing area.

72 -  CAMPING-CAR PARK area of Le Lude

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 | 14 reviews

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Step

5

Mansigné

Kilometer 140

To discover

To discover

Mansigné is THE destination for families!

The area is ideally located at the entrance to the leisure center which covers 60 hectares with a large lake!
Fine sand beaches, nautical activities (sailing, windsurfing, paddle, pedal boats), and also tennis, mini-golf ... All the activities combined for a moment of relaxation and games!

For beautiful bike rides:

  • La Sarthe à Vélo
  • Vallée du Loir à Vélo
  • The greenway between La Flèche and Le Lude

Food market every Monday morning.

 

“Area close to the shops with a beautiful view of the lake.”
Jean-Michel

 

 

Fishing

Fishing

A fishing area is reserved for fishermen on the pond!

72 -  CAMPING-CAR PARK area of Mansigné

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Step

6

Luché-Pringé

Kilometer 147

To discover

To discover

Luché-Pringé, this “Petite Cité de Caractère” you must see!

With its impressive heritage and its many hiking trails (hiking and biking), your days will be busy in Luché-Pringé!
A small path will take you to the Loir and the local shops in 10 minutes on foot.

During a beautiful walk, discover the three private castles:

  • the castle of Gallerande from the 11th century,
  • the 17th century Grifferie castle,
  • the 15th century Manoir de Venevelles.

 

Food market every Monday morning.

 

Fishing

Fishing

On the banks of the Loir you will find roach, pikeperch, carp and pike.

72 -  CAMPING-CAR PARK area of Luché-Pringé

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Step

7

La Flèche

Kilometer 161

To discover

To discover

“La Flèche is a city full of character and history located in the south of Sarthe.
Many places are to be visited, such as the Prytanée National Militaire (military school), the Château des Carmes, the Pavillon Fouquet de la Varenne, the Notre Dame des Vertus chapel.
These historical places are alive and animated (exhibitions, shows, concerts, etc.).
The location of the area leaves room for many activities around the lake, bordered by a fine sandy beach and a fishing lake; you can cycle, rollerblade, walk, swim, canoe or even observe birds.
The Monnerie site welcomes walkers and nature lovers. What a great place! ”

Ellen

 

Fishing

Fishing

La Flèche is located on the banks of the Loir, a recognised and popular fishing area!

Food market every Wednesday and Saturday morning.

The Zoo de La Flèche
Only 6 km from the area, by motorhome or by bike, come and discover the 1500 species of animals in the zoo!

 

72 -  CAMPING-CAR PARK area of La Flèche, La Monnerie

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€11.11 / night

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Step

8

Bazouges Cré sur Loir

Kilometer 169

To discover

To discover

To end your stay in Sarthe, stop in the town of Bazouge-sur-le-Loir, in a preserved environment on the banks of the Loir river.

Discover a dense natural and historical heritage:

  • Château de Bazouges: medieval fortress and its Italian gardens
  • Saint-Aubin Church: Romanesque church listed as a Historic Monument
  • Tinplate museum: discover or rediscover school memories (1900-1950), familiar household objects: toys, kitchen tools...
  • Museum of the local fauna

“Beautiful place in a “countryside” setting on the banks of the Loir. Ideal for resting and great for fishing. ”
Guy

 

Fishing

Fishing

Always on the banks of the Loir, end your stay in Sarthe with a fishing trip!

72 -  CAMPING-CAR PARK area of Bazouges-Cré-sur-Loir, Le...

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€10.89 / night

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