Tourism - Sarthe

Sarthe is a French department that is part of the Pays de la Loire. It is surrounded by the departments of Orne, Eure-et-Loir, Loir-et-Cher, Indre-et-Loire, Maine-et-Loire and Mayenne. The main cities are Le Mans, La Flèche and Mamers.

The castle of Lude is an interesting site to visit, the Val de Loir is locally well-known for its wines. The faiences of Malicorne-sur-Sarthe are among the most beautiful of the region. The Zoo of La Flèche is famous for having very rare species. The counties ofSaint-Leonard-des-Boiset and the Chartre-sur-le-loir both have a rich historical and cultural heritage.

The major events in the department are organized by the city of Le Mans with the 24h du Mans cars, motorcycles, and trucks, the ‘Grand Prix de France de Vitesse Moto’ a motorcycles race. The festival Le Mans Classic, the 25ème heures du Livre, the Nuit des Chimères, and the Europe Jazz Festival that take place in the former capital of the Maine. Also, the festival Artec takes place in la Ferté-Bernard, a robotic creation.

Top tourist cities in Sarthe


Tourism Le Mans: More than a racing town

Le Mans is located in the north west of France on the Sarthe River. Le Mans is very famous for the 24 Hours of Le Mans sports car race since 1923. The old town, beautifully restored, is still a beautiful memory of the medieval era with the Cathedral of Saint Julien ...

Must : Cathédrale Saint-Julien au Mans, Enceinte et thermes romains du Mans, Musée Vert


Tourism La Flèche

La Flèche is located in the department of the Sarthe and the Pays of the Loire area. La Flèche is the second tourist pole of the Valley of the Dormouse, after Vendôme. Sights in La Flèche Church in La Flèche Mill of la Bruere ...


Tourism Mamers

Mamers capital of Saosnois welcomes you in a pleasant region rich in tours with his forest and hiking. Sightseeing in Mamers Church of Saint Nicolas Park of Jaille Church of Notre Dame Regional Natural Park Normandie-Maine