Château-du-Loir is a village of Sarthe department, in Pays de la Loire region. The town, with 5,000 inhabitants, spreads over 16,000 hectares in the Vallee du Loir and is the economic centre of Southeast Sarthe.
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Château du Loir has its own train station and can be reached within 3h from Paris, via Le Mans.
The closest airport is Tours-Val de Loire.
L’église Saint Guingalois, whose Gothic chancel dates from the 13th-14th century, was built on a 9th century crypt. On the other hand, its stain glass windows are from the 19th century.
The only vestige of the castle is the part of a tower which, during the Revolution, was used as a prison.
“Le Musée Ferroviaire” exhibits a railway site from the 1950s as well as a restored swing bridge.
Food and Drink
“Marmite Sarthoise”, a recipe created by an association from Sarthe, is a combination of local products: Loué chicken, rabbit, ham, mushrooms, cabbage and carrots as well as Jasnières, local white wine.
“Les Sablés saboliens” are round, golden and crunchy biscuits.
AU VIEUX CASTEL, traditional cuisine, 3 rue de Verdun 72500 Château du Loir. Tel: 02.43.46.29.63
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