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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Sarthe

Saint-Saturnin is a town of about 2600 inhabitants located in the Sarthe, in the Pays de la Loire. It is a few kilometers from Le Mans and is part of the urban community of Le Mans Métropole.

Quiet and pleasant, the small town of Saint-Saturnin no shortage of charm in the heart of the Sarthe. Ideally placed, it allows to discover the Loire Valley including wonders of Le Mans and its historic center.

Perfect for a holiday with family or friends, the city of Saint-Saturnin offers a beautiful range of activities of all kinds, as well as a historical heritage that will interest the beautiful architecture lovers.

Geographical information

Latitude48.0646280 (N 48° 3’ 53”)
Longitude0.1617620 (E 0° 9’ 42”)
AltitudeFrom 43m to 100m
Surface area9.66 km²
Population2588 inhabitants
Density267 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLe Mans (4.7 mi, 15 min)
Insee code72320
IntercommunalityCU Le Mans Métropole
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

La Milesse2.3 mi (5 min)
La Bazoge3.2 mi (8 min)
Aigné3.2 mi (9 min)
La Chapelle-Saint-Aubin3.3 mi (11 min)
Neuville-sur-Sarthe3.5 mi (8 min)
Le Mans4.7 mi (13 min)
Coulaines4.9 mi (12 min)
Souillé5.3 mi (12 min)
Saint-Pavace5.5 mi (13 min)
La Guierche5.7 mi (13 min)
La Chapelle-Saint-Fray5.8 mi (11 min)
Lavardin6 mi (12 min)
Rouillon6.7 mi (16 min)
Sainte-Jamme-sur-Sarthe6.8 mi (12 min)

Things to see and do

Saint-Saturnin has only modest architectural heritage that does not lack charm and interest.

Built between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries, the chapel of Etrichets was listed as an historic monument in the late 1970s.

The church also has a large Saint-Saturnin interest, including a beautiful Madonna and Child and a baptismal font objects classified as historical monument.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

Saint-Saturnin The weekly market is held every Friday from 16h to 20h.

In September, the small town Sarthe offers its wine fair with very good business to do for fans.

On the occasion of the 24 hours of Le Mans in June, the city and the association Saint-Saturnin Classic British Welcome, offers a beautiful exhibition and a parade of classic cars.


Sunday 19 march
Min. 3°C - Max. 13°C
Monday 20 march
Min. 4°C - Max. 15°C
Tuesday 21 march
Min. 4°C - Max. 18°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Taste local produce from Sarthe
Local flavoursFreeMontval-sur-Loir (28 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Discovering old Mayet
Village visitEasy1h15Mayet (22 mi)
Around Verneil
HikeEasy2h30Verneil-le-Chétif (24 mi)
In the footsteps of History
HikeEasy3h30Coulongé (26 mi)
The Heritage of Vaas
HikeIntermediate2h30Vaas (28 mi)
HikeEasy2h20La Chapelle-aux-Choux (30 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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