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Pontvallain - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Sarthe

Pontvallain as the surrounding communities, is growing rapidly, both at the population level of economic activities or associations. There are now more than 1,500 inhabitants, about forty companies and businesses and about thirty associations. The chief town of the district takes its role in housing utilities, including municipalities.

If the town is resolutely turned towards the future, it is nonetheless proud of his participation in the great history of France through Duguesclin victorious battle against the English in 1370. The many beautiful buildings and facades in tufa reinforce this historical aspect of the village while the campaign is proud to host the chapel of the bleeds, very old place of pilgrimage, being lively and patiently restored by vallipontaine Association "Les Amis of bleeds. The hill overlooking the village is filled with bucolic views that delight the hikers on a five landscaped walking paths.

Geographical information

Latitude47.7511560 (N 47° 45’ 4”)
Longitude0.1921510 (E 0° 11’ 32”)
AltitudeFrom 42m to 111m
Surface area34.88 km²
Population1754 inhabitants
Density50 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLe Mans (19.2 mi, 37 min)
Insee code72243
IntercommunalityCC Sud Sarthe
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Mansigné3 mi (7 min)
Sarcé3.1 mi (8 min)
Requeil3.4 mi (7 min)
Château-l'Hermitage4.4 mi (8 min)
Mayet4.4 mi (10 min)
Coulongé5.4 mi (9 min)
Yvré-le-Pôlin5.8 mi (11 min)
Verneil-le-Chétif6.4 mi (13 min)
Aubigné-Racan7 mi (16 min)
Saint-Ouen-en-Belin7.2 mi (13 min)
Saint-Jean-de-la-Motte7.3 mi (18 min)
Luché-Pringé7.3 mi (14 min)
Saint-Biez-en-Belin7.5 mi (15 min)
Oizé7.8 mi (14 min)

Things to see and do

Events and festivities


View of the village
View of the village
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Town Hall Square
Town Hall Square
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City hall
City hall
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The Roman bridge
The Roman bridge
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The After School Child Care
The After School Child Care
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The hall
The hall
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The hall
The hall
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website bleeds
website bleeds
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Sunday 19 march
Min. 2°C - Max. 14°C
Monday 20 march
Min. 3°C - Max. 15°C
Tuesday 21 march
Min. 3°C - Max. 17°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Taste local produce from Sarthe
Local flavoursFreeMontval-sur-Loir (11.2 mi)
Helicopter Flight above the Loire Valley and Surrounding Châteaux
Entertainment230 € Neuvy-le-Roi (22 mi)
Private Helicopter Flight of Châteaux de Langeais, Villandry and Luynes
Entertainment605 € Neuvy-le-Roi (22 mi)
Helicopter Flight over the Great Châteaux of the Loire Valley
Entertainment390 € Neuvy-le-Roi (22 mi)
Helicopter Flight over Pays de Racan and Historical Châteaux
Sports sensations90 € Neuvy-le-Roi (22 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Discovering old Mayet
Village visitEasy1h15Mayet (3.9 mi)
In the footsteps of History
HikeEasy3h30Coulongé (4.3 mi)
Around Verneil
HikeEasy2h30Verneil-le-Chétif (4.9 mi)
The Heritage of Vaas
HikeIntermediate2h30Vaas (8.2 mi)
HikeEasy2h20La Chapelle-aux-Choux (8.4 mi)


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