Our region : Val de Loire

Camping de la Forêt, Loire Valley – Central France – The lovely Normandie-Maine Regional Natural Park between Alençon and Le Mans in Sarthe

Set in the heart of the Sillé-le-Guillaume National Forest on the banks of a swimming and fishing lake, the campsite sits at the crossroads of various walking routes, cycle paths and horse-riding trails and is ideal for a holiday with family and friends. The summer offers a wide range of outdoor activities including climbing, mountain biking, catamaraning, kayaking and a woodland adventure course, while the charming and unspoilt local villages of Fresnay-sur-Sarthe, Saint-Céneri-le-Gerei, and Bourg-le-Roi are all well worth a visit.

Our good plans

From the forest to the castel

Start to the campsite. By hiking or cycling trails, discover the leisure center and the activities of Sillé plage. If you follow your visit by the little way in the forest you will arrive in front of the castel where you can participate to the animations.

Castel of Sillé-le-Guillaume. Source : HV, Camping de la Forêt.

Stroll in the Alpes Mancelles

Designated a protected area for nature, the Alpes Mancelles will also captive you through its charming villages than Fresnay-sur-Sarthe, Saint-Léonard-des-Bois, Saint-Céneri-le-Gerei or Bourg-le-Roy.


Saint-Ceneri. By Hubert (Own work), Wikimedia Commons [CC BY-SA 3.0]

Near Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sainte-Suzanne. By Jp.morteveille (Own work) Wikimedia Commons [CC BY-SA 3.0]


A medieval hilltop village and one of the most beautiful village of France. The village propose to you during all the year different activities like medieval animations, secondhand market…

Tourism Office : www.ste-suzanne.fr

Façade arrière du Palais des Comtes du Maine (actuelle Mairie du Mans), escalier des Ponts-Neufs et cathédrale Saint-Julien – Cité Plantagenêt, Le Mans. By Selbymay Wikimedia Commons [CC BY-SA 3.0]

Le Mans, certified “City of Art and History”

Discover the ancient city of Plantagenet, museums, Cathedral, arts and crafts and gastronomics crafts. And finally the race circuit of 24th hours of Le Mans.

Tourism Office : www.lemans-tourisme.com

Where bears take baths

Zoo de La Flèche. By Olivier David, Flickr [CC BY 2.0]

Zoo of La Flèche

Better know to protect better. With 14 ha, the zoo of La Flèche shelter 1500 animals from 150 different species.

Website : www.zoo-la-fleche.com