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Discover La Sarthe
With all sorts of wonderful forests such as Bercé and Perseigne, superb wildlife reserves such as la Flèche Zoo and leisure parks such as Papéa Parc, la Sarthe makes for a huge adventure playground for the whole family, so what are you waiting for?! The French department of la Sarthe has an important architectural and cultural heritage too. A large number of museums, sites of interest and castles will cater to the requirements of history and art lovers. Discover the region's historical and natural locations too, including Château du Lude, Château de Courtanvaux and the Donjon de Ballon.
Hear about France's Pays d'Art et d'Histoire such as le Perche Sarthois and la Vallée du Loir, unusual little towns such as Fresnay sur Sarthe, Brûlon, Montmirail and Vivoin, as well as Sablé, La Ferté Bernard, La Flèche and Mamers.
Located south of the city on the road towards Tours, the racetrack of the 24 Hours of Le Mans has changed a great deal since it was created in 1923.
La flèche zoo, an emblematic location combining skill, respect for biodiversity, innovation and amazement for visitors opened 70 years ago, La Flèche Zoo was France's first private zoo.