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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Sarthe

Poncé-sur-le-Loir - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Sarthe

Inhabited since prehistoric times, the hill is topped by a church whose Romanesque murals are outstanding and visible throughout the year.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude47.7622710 (N 47° 45’ 44”)
Longitude0.6546590 (E 0° 39’ 17”)
AltitudeFrom 55m to 153m
Surface area6.92 km²
Population393 inhabitants
Density56 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLe Mans (54 km, 1h05)
Insee code72240
IntercommunalityCC du Val du Loir
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Ruillé-sur-Loir3.1 km (4 min)
Couture-sur-Loir4.4 km (7 min)
Sougé5.9 km (7 min)
Lavenay6.8 km (9 min)
Artins8.3 km (10 min)
Lhomme8.5 km (11 min)
La Chartre-sur-le-Loir8.6 km (13 min)
Les Essarts8.7 km (13 min)
La Chapelle-Gaugain8.7 km (10 min)
Vancé8.9 km (13 min)
Tréhet9.5 km (13 min)
Saint-Jacques-des-Guérets11.4 km (14 min)
Troo11.4 km (14 min)
Villedieu-le-Château11.9 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Do not miss the Renaissance castle staircase and coffered carved in limestone, and the pigeon, the maze of hedges and the plane of the 16th century classified "remarkable tree."

Visit the small town character.

The Center for Contemporary Art, which opened its doors in 2010, presents exhibitions of artists around the world and local.

Glass blower, painted furniture, watercolors, glass art are also present in the village.

At the edge of the Loire, you can taste wine from the producer.

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Around January 21: St Vincent, wine festival.


Poncé-sur-le-Loir Castle
Poncé-sur-le-Loir Castle
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Church of Poncé-sur-le-Loir
Church of Poncé-sur-le-Loir
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Statue of the Church
Statue of the Church
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Statue of the church
Statue of the church
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Dovecote Castle
Dovecote Castle
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Castle Poncé-sur-le-Loir
Castle Poncé-sur-le-Loir
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Laundry and skylights
Laundry and skylights
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Taste local produce from Sarthe
Local flavoursFreeChâteau-du-Loir (19.1 km)
Private Helicopter Flight of Châteaux de Langeais, Villandry and Luynes
Entertainment580 € Neuvy-le-Roi (21 km)
Private Helicopter Flight – Chenonceau, Amboise, Pagoda of Chanteloup
Entertainment770 € Neuvy-le-Roi (21 km)
Orchaise Priory Botanical Garden
Nature and the great outdoors7 € Ambloy (24 km)
The Royal Château d'Amboise – Visit with optional audio guide
Culture and education11 € Amboise (46 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Walk in the Loir Valley
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Lunay (20 km)
Around Verneil
HikeEasy2h30Verneil-le-Chétif (27 km)
The Heritage of Vaas
HikeIntermediate2h30Vaas (27 km)
Discovering old Mayet
Village visitEasy1h15Mayet (28 km)
In the footsteps of History
HikeEasy3h30Coulongé (35 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals