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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Sarthe

Marçon - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Sarthe

The village has developed between a hillside cellar Tuffé dominated by vineyards and one of the loops of the Loir.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude47.7102670 (N 47° 42’ 37”)
Longitude0.5099820 (E 0° 30’ 36”)
AltitudeFrom 47m to 133m
Surface area30.05 km²
Population1055 inhabitants
Density35 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLe Mans (63 km, 55 min)
Insee code72183
IntercommunalityCC du Val du Loir
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Beaumont-sur-Dême5.5 km (9 min)
Flée6.5 km (10 min)
La Chartre-sur-le-Loir6.7 km (11 min)
Chahaignes7.7 km (13 min)
Dissay-sous-Courcillon9 km (9 min)
Lhomme9.2 km (12 min)
Thoiré-sur-Dinan9.2 km (13 min)
Montval-sur-Loir9.8 km (11 min)
Épeigné-sur-Dême10 km (17 min)
Saint-Pierre-de-Chevillé10.4 km (13 min)
Tréhet10.7 km (17 min)
Loir en Vallée11 km (15 min)
Bueil-en-Touraine12.5 km (19 min)
Nogent-sur-Loir13.1 km (14 min)
Luceau13.3 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Its water level of 50 hectares, the first of its importance in Sarthe, gives an excellent reputation for hospitality with holidaymakers in summer.

Around the church with architecture often altered since the 12th century: a school cafeteria and Wogensky of Le Corbusier, and a monument to the dead "peace" of Delperrier.

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

April: Day of plants.

July 14: Odds and ends.

Last Saturday in July: Night food market.

Around August 15: Marçon Classic, vintage cars and prestige.

December: night of the Telethon.


Watersports Lake of Varennes
Watersports Lake of Varennes
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Cantine Le Corbusier
Cantine Le Corbusier
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Church square
Church square
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Vineyards off
Vineyards off
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vines on the hillside
vines on the hillside
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grapevine House
grapevine House
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Restaurant facade
Restaurant facade
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Lake view of Varennes
Lake view of Varennes
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lakefront at Beach
lakefront at Beach
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View Lac des Varennes
View Lac des Varennes
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Cantine Le Corbusier Wogenscky
Cantine Le Corbusier Wogenscky
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Sunday 18 march
Min. 1°C - Max. 6°C
Monday 19 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 5°C
Tuesday 20 march
Min. -3°C - Max. 9°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Taste local produce from Sarthe
Local flavoursFreeMontval-sur-Loir (7 km)
Helicopter Flight above the Loire Valley and Surrounding Châteaux
Entertainment230 € Neuvy-le-Roi (16 km)
Private Helicopter Flight of Châteaux de Langeais, Villandry and Luynes
Entertainment580 € Neuvy-le-Roi (16 km)
Private Helicopter Flight – Chenonceau, Amboise, Pagoda of Chanteloup
Entertainment770 € Neuvy-le-Roi (16 km)
Helicopter Flight over the Great Châteaux of the Loire Valley
Entertainment390 € Neuvy-le-Roi (16 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Heritage of Vaas
HikeIntermediate2h30Vaas (15.2 km)
Around Verneil
HikeEasy2h30Verneil-le-Chétif (16.3 km)
Discovering old Mayet
Village visitEasy1h15Mayet (18.4 km)
HikeEasy2h20La Chapelle-aux-Choux (23 km)
In the footsteps of History
HikeEasy3h30Coulongé (23 km)


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