Nature & small heritage
32,16 Km
2 h 08 min
I cycle a lot
4 PHOTOS Sarthe by bike : Alençon / Mamers
The alternative eastern loop of the V44 cycle route takes you from Alençon, via quiet roads, to Mamers in the Saosnois area. After casting a final eye on Alençon Cathedral, enjoy the green countryside of the Parc Régional Normandie-Maine as you enter Perseigne Forest. Take in the view from its belvedere, at the highest point in the county of Sarthe, reachng 340m (just over 1000ft).
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The route

The route is signposted between Alençon and Le Chevain. The rest of the way is on quiet roads. Note the steep slope to reach Perseigne Forest.


Train at Alençon
Line: Caen – Alençon – Le Mans – Tours
Line: Alençon – Le Mans – Paris


TIS network
Line 12: Mamers → Le Mans (12 Express) 
Line Alençon/Mamers

Tourist Information

Office de Tourisme du Pays d'Alençon
Tel: 02 33 80 66 33

Office de Tourisme de Mamers et du Saosnois
Tél: 02 43 97 60 63

Don't miss

The Bike museum "La Belle Echappée" at La Fresnaye-sur-Chédouet - Perseigne belvedere

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