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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Sarthe

Parcé-sur-Sarthe - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Sarthe

Nestled in a bend of the Sarthe, Parcé-sur-Sarthe is a village of about 2200 inhabitants, ranked Small City of Character. Tourist season, traders in the village (bakery, supermarket, butcher shop, a producer of organic vegetables, pharmacy, hairdressers, restaurant, snack bar, press, cafes, doctor, mechanic, fuel pump, taxis, ambulances), school fishing, river stop.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude47.8443870 (N 47° 50’ 40”)
Longitude-0.2024270 (W 0° 12’ 9”)
AltitudeFrom 22m to 70m
Surface area40.58 km²
Population2185 inhabitants
Density53 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLe Mans (42 km, 45 min)
Insee code72228
IntercommunalityCC de Sablé-Sur-Sarthe
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Avoise3.5 km (6 min)
Vion4.5 km (8 min)
Dureil6 km (12 min)
Asnières-sur-Vègre8 km (13 min)
Solesmes9.1 km (11 min)
Noyen-sur-Sarthe9.4 km (10 min)
Fontenay-sur-Vègre9.7 km (14 min)
Sablé-sur-Sarthe10 km (12 min)
Juigné-sur-Sarthe10.1 km (13 min)
Courtillers10.3 km (15 min)
Malicorne-sur-Sarthe11.4 km (13 min)
Louailles12.1 km (12 min)
Tassé12.9 km (14 min)
Saint-Jean-du-Bois13.7 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Rousson mansion built in the 15th century, with cellars on the ground floor, the 16th changed by the construction of a hexagonal stair tower in the courtyard which replaces the tower overlooking the river and a round tower dovecote south with wardrobe upstairs.

Discovery of the village.


Hiking trails.

Places of interest



Aerial view of the mansion Rousson
Aerial view of the mansion Rousson
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Front courtyard of the manor of Rousson
Front courtyard of the manor of Rousson
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Karting on an International Circuit
Sports sensations18 € Laval (46 km)
Taste local produce from Sarthe
Local flavoursFreeChâteau-du-Loir (49 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Brissarthe Church - The Hague Castle
HikeIntermediate3h00Brissarthe (24 km)
In the footsteps of History
HikeEasy3h30Coulongé (35 km)
Discovering old Mayet
Village visitEasy1h15Mayet (37 km)
From one mill to another
Village visitEasy2h00Saint-Sulpice (39 km)
Around Verneil
HikeEasy2h30Verneil-le-Chétif (39 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals