Sougé-le-Ganelon

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TownSougé-le-GanelonAssé-le-Boisne at 1.6 km
Insee code72337Saint-Victeur at 4.9 km
Postcode72130Douillet at 4.9 km
Latitude48.3165240Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 5.2 km
Longitude-0.0286760Saint-Léonard-des-Bois at 5.3 km
AltitudeFrom 77 to 198 metersGesnes-le-Gandelin at 5.5 km
Surface18.11 km²Saint-Georges-le-Gaultier at 6 km
Population905 inhabitantsMoulins-le-Carbonnel at 6 km
Density49 inhabitants/km²Saint-Paul-le-Gaultier at 6.1 km
National labelSaint-Ouen-de-Mimbré at 6.4 km
Chief townLe Mans (at 54 km, 44 min)Saint-Aubin-de-Locquenay at 6.5 km
DepartmentSartheSaint-Céneri-le-Gérei at 7.4 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Population: 926 inhabitants.

Name of inhabitants: Sougéens.

History:

Its origins are probably very remote because the village is situated on the Roman road leading to Oisseau-le-Petit and leaving Jublains in Mayenne.

As early as 830, Sougé name appears in official documents. Besides the monks of the abbey of La Couture Le Mans 835 based in the Priory Saint-Martin.

The village has increased dramatically thanks to some wealthy families but also by industry. Indeed since the Middle Ages the metal industry has settled on the site where Ford Ory Forge has also persisted until the 19th century.


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The church Saint-Martin: This church was rebuilt several times partly because of different rampages during the Wars of Religion. The last major change is the introduction of the new steeple in 1900, replacing the old facade very worn. In the visible church is a remarkable picture of 1584 representing the Dormition of the Virgin, a work of Francis Dienis, the brothers' workshop Dienis, famous local artists who also worked at the gate of the church Fresnay-sur-Sarthe.

The former priory of Saint-Martin: this construction is well after the founding of the parish since the 16th century. Built in the style of the era, including the facade has two windows and richly decorated with beautiful examples of mullioned windows. Behind the tower can serve the various floors.

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MonumentsPriory Saint-Martin

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WEATHER

Friday 31 October
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Min. 9°C - Max. 18°C
Saturday 1 November
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Min. 11°C - Max. 17°C
Sunday 2 November
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Min. 11°C - Max. 16°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Gasseau Restaurant & Hôtel de Charme  
9.6
Saint-Léonard-des-Bois
SPECIAL GOURMET - To full of greenery and serenity, is an invitation to gourmet Gasseau Restaurant & Charming Hotel in Saint-Leonard-des-Bois. Nestled in an area of ​​35 hectares, this...
Located 6 km from Sougé-le-Ganelon31 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAu Colibri  
8.6
Alençon
CRÊPERIE - Come fight buds in Alençon at the salad bar, creperie Au Colibri! LANDSCAPES BUCOLIQUES - The pancake-salads Au Colibri welcomes you to Alençon, a jet pack meal of the cathedral,...
Located 15.1 km from Sougé-le-Ganelon15 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRive Droite  
9.2
Alençon
Former Lace Museum in the heart of Alençon features a restaurant and gourmet original: Rive Droite. Once past the gates, the charm of the place catches you and seduces you. In this...
Located 15.2 km from Sougé-le-Ganelon19 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Manor house with 4 bedroomsManoir de Saint-Pierre    
9.3
Juillé
In this Country High River Sarthe or linger for better embrace of his arms homes well born, was an elegant Manoir lost at the end of a small alley boisée. Ses four tastefully decorated...
Located 15 km from Sougé-le-GanelonFrom 75 € to 80 € the double room 
Farm with 2 bedroomsMélisâne     NEW
Le Bouillon
2 cottages in the pre donkeys, on the floor of the old barn at the front of the farmhouse, with 140 cm bed, shower and separate wc 90cm.
Located 29 km from Sougé-le-GanelonFrom 57 € to 63 € the double room 

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CAMPSITES

 
120 places over 9 haCamping Indigo Les Molières    
8.4
Sillé-le-Guillaume
Les Molières Indigo Campsite***... In the heart of the national forest, on the edge of the lake at Sillé Beach... Les Molières Indigo Campsite is situated next to the activity park...
Located 13.8 km from Sougé-le-Ganelon 
75 places over 2,5 haCamping les tournesols    
9.5
Sillé-le-Guillaume
Traditional family camping in the wilderness. 500 m from the forest and 2 km from the lake sillé guillaume. Free coffee on arrival. Wifi. Kid club from July 23 to August 15. Entertainment...
Located 16.5 km from Sougé-le-GanelonFrom 18 € to 20 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel Ronsin - Hotel in Sougé-le-GanelonHôtel Ronsin     
7.1
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe
Hotel Ronsin is located in the mediaeval town of Fresnay-sur-Sarthe. It offers 2-star accommodation with free Wi-Fi internet access and a traditional restaurant. All of the rooms at...
Located 5.5 km from Sougé-le-GanelonRoom from 38 €
Touring Hotel & Restaurant - Hotel in Sougé-le-GanelonTouring Hotel & Restaurant     
6.9
Saint-Léonard-des-Bois
The Touring Hôtel is located in the heart of the Alpes Mancelles, in the village of St Léonard des Bois, not far away from Le Mans and Alençon. Two hours away from Paris, it offers...
Located 5.5 km from Sougé-le-GanelonRoom from 79 €
Hôtel-Restaurant Le Gasseau - Hotel in Sougé-le-GanelonHôtel-Restaurant Le Gasseau    
8.8
Saint-Léonard-des-Bois
Hôtel-Restaurant Le Gasseau is set within a 35 hectare park, in the heart of the Alpes-Mancelles region. It offers accommodation in a traditional stone mansion with free Wi-Fi. Each...
Located 6 km from Sougé-le-GanelonRoom from 70 €

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ibis Styles Le Mans Gare Sud
The ibis Styles Le Mans Gare Sud is located in Le Mans, right next to the TGV Train Station. It offers Canal + satellite channels and free Wi-Fi in each...
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