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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Sarthe

Mansigné - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Sarthe

Located at about thirty kilometers from Le Mans and twenty kilometers from La Flèche, the commune of Mansigné takes place in the heart of the department of Sarthe, in Pays de la Loire region. Crossed by the River Aune, it enjoys a pleasant and green.

From the 11th century onwards, the commune developed on the remains of the estate of Mancinius, a rich landowner dating from the Gallo-Roman era. Today focused on tourism and outdoor sports, Mansigné is mainly known for its leisure base which offers a wide range of activities to its visitors.

Mansigné also boasts a very interesting architectural heritage that testifies to the richness of the town, as well as its successive ages over the centuries.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude47.7480290 (N 47° 44’ 53”)
Longitude0.1328470 (E 0° 7’ 58”)
AltitudeFrom 35m to 104m
Surface area36.31 km²
Population1624 inhabitants
Density44 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLe Mans (20 mi, 40 min)
Insee code72182
IntercommunalityCC Sud Sarthe
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Pontvallain3 mi (7 min)
Requeil3.3 mi (8 min)
Saint-Jean-de-la-Motte4.4 mi (11 min)
Luché-Pringé4.5 mi (7 min)
Oizé5.1 mi (10 min)
Château-l'Hermitage5.2 mi (13 min)
La Fontaine-Saint-Martin5.7 mi (13 min)
Coulongé5.9 mi (15 min)
Sarcé6.3 mi (14 min)
Cérans-Foulletourte7.2 mi (14 min)
Thorée-les-Pins7.3 mi (13 min)
Mayet7.3 mi (16 min)
Yvré-le-Pôlin7.5 mi (13 min)
Ligron8 mi (18 min)
Mareil-sur-Loir8 mi (14 min)

Things to see and do

The Mansigné is a 60-hectare park with a lake covering nearly 30 hectares. It also offers a camping and a cottage village, as well as numerous water and land activities, a supervised swimming in the summer period, and fishing areas. Marked hiking trails are also accessible to appreciate the flower beds and the centenary trees. The smaller ones also have play areas, while sites have been arranged for picnic with family or friends.

Inscribed in the Historic Monuments, the Saint-Martin church dates from the 11th century. It possesses some remarkable works such as a 17th century altarpiece classified as a Historic Monument as an object, a 14th century stone statue also classified as a Madonna and Child or a 19th century iron choir fence wrought.

As you walk through Mansigné, be sure to admire the Manoir de la Guyardière or the ruins of the Fay Castle built in the 15th century. The menhir of La Brunerie, for its part, testifies to a very ancient human occupation on the territory of the commune.

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

The weekly market is held every Monday morning. A Christmas market is also offered at the end of the year.

In mid-August, the Art and Culture festival takes place on the leisure base and offers concerts.


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Recreation base of Mansigné
Recreation base of Mansigné
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Monday 27 march
Min. 1°C - Max. 16°C
Tuesday 28 march
Min. 4°C - Max. 18°C
Wednesday 29 march
Min. 5°C - Max. 17°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The garden of the Petit Bordeaux to Saint-Biez-en-Belin

The educational farm snails Aubigne-Racan

The mills and Vaas Aubigne-Racan

The breeding ostrich Verneil-the-Puny

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Taste local produce from Sarthe
Local flavoursFreeMontval-sur-Loir (13.7 mi)
Helicopter Flight above the Loire Valley and Surrounding Châteaux
Entertainment230 € Neuvy-le-Roi (25 mi)
Private Helicopter Flight of Châteaux de Langeais, Villandry and Luynes
Entertainment605 € Neuvy-le-Roi (25 mi)
Helicopter Flight over the Great Châteaux of the Loire Valley
Entertainment390 € Neuvy-le-Roi (25 mi)
Helicopter Flight over Pays de Racan and Historical Châteaux
Sports sensations90 € Neuvy-le-Roi (25 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
In the footsteps of History
HikeEasy3h30Coulongé (5.1 mi)
Discovering old Mayet
Village visitEasy1h15Mayet (6.7 mi)
Around Verneil
HikeEasy2h30Verneil-le-Chétif (7.6 mi)
HikeEasy2h20La Chapelle-aux-Choux (9.2 mi)
The Heritage of Vaas
HikeIntermediate2h30Vaas (10.2 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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