The Abbey of Saint-Pierre de Solesmes is located in the Department of La Sarthe, 2.6 km from Sablé-sur-Sarthe and half-way between Le Mans and Angers.
There are various ways to get here.
A11 motorway: Paris-Nantes, exit for Sablé, between Le Mans and Angers.
A81 motorway: Paris-Rennes, exit for Brûlon, between Le Mans and Laval.
By train :
The SNCF station in Sablé-sur-Sarthe is served by the Paris-Montparnasse-Nantes TGV line. It is a 20-minute TER train journey from Le Mans and Angers stations.
Book your ticket directly online at: www.voyages-sncf.com
There are approximately three direct TGV (high-speed) trains a days from Paris to Sablé-sur-Sarthe. Another option is to take a TGV to Le Mans and then a TER (local train) to Sablé-sur-Sarthe.
You can catch a TGV for Le Mans from Paris Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport. Take a TGV to Le Mans and then a TER to Sablé-sur-Sarthe.
There is a direct line between London (St Pancras International) and Le Mans. Take a TGV to Le Mans and then a TER to Sablé-sur-Sarthe.
The abbey is a 10-minute taxi drive from Sablé-sur-Sarthe station.
Taxi Besnier: 02 43 92 06 36
Taxi Philver: 02 43 95 05 43
Taxi Sabolien: 02 43 95 43 35