château de Villaines

Opening Times for 2020



How to come to Villaines?

The Château de Villaines is situated in the Sarthe, 220 km west of Paris and 15 km south-west of Le Mans.

From Paris, take the A11 motorway towards Angers/Nantes and exit at junction 9 (Le Mans Sud).

Villaines is on the D309, the road leading from Le Mans to Sablé-sur-Sarthe, between the villages of Louplande and Chemiré-le-Gaudin.

Michelin map N° 232, folds 9 and 10.


Opening Times from 1st of June to 31st of July and from 1st to 30th of September (closed in August)

From Tuesday to Saturday inclusive (closed on Sunday and Monday)

From 10 to 12 am and from 2 to 6 pm

Entry fee: 5€

Free entry for under 18s.

Journées du Patrimoine (French National Heritage days): Saturday the 19th and Sunday the 20th of September

From 10 to 12 am and from 2 to 6 pm

Same entry fee

Visit of the Gardens and of a part of the Castle’s ground floor

On Sunday the 20th of September, three small concerts of classical music (piano) at 3 pm, 4 pm, 5 pm will be offered to the visitors.

A parts of these dates and periods, visits on appointment only in May, June, July, September, for 10 people and more.


Mobile : +33 (0)6 08 73 15 85

or Gardians : +33 (0)6 73 10 35 47

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