Argentan travel guide
Visit Argentan: Highlights and Tourist Information
IMPORTANT: this is a summary of local highlights. For detailed visitor information see Argentan travel guide
Location: Argentan is situated in the Orne department (Normandy region) in the north of France at 36 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Argentan is 174 km from Paris and 280 km from the port at Calais).
Tourist classifications for Argentan: Recommended detour town (fr: plus beau détour);
Market days in Argentan: weekly market: Tuesday & Friday; (markets take place in the morning unless indicated)
Popular places to visit near Argentan: these include Falaise at 20 km and Sees at 21 km. Sassy is a listed remarkable garden at 9 km and Carrouges Chateau is a listed national monument at 23 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Argentan, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Argentan
Bagnoles de l'Orne 36km
Note that all distances from Argentan shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Argentan holidays and travel
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Markets near Argentan
- Argentan: market every Tuesday & Friday (0km)
- Trun: market every Thursday (12km)
- Sees: market every Saturday (21km)
- Falaise: market every Saturday (21km)
- Briouze: market every Monday (26km)
- La Ferte-Mace: market every Thursday (30km)
- Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market every Monday (31km)
- Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market every Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (36km)
- Alencon: market every Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (36km)
- Mezidon-Canon: market every Sunday (37km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Argentan and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Argentan map below.
National Monument Carrouges Chateau (23km)
Regional Natural Parc Normandie-Maine (32km)
Remarkable Garden Sassy (9km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (27km)
Town Of Art And History Orbec (44km)
Map of places to visit near Argentan & Location Information
Distance to Argentan
from Alencon (local prefecture): 36 km
from Paris: 174 km
from Calais: 280 km
from Nice: 792 km
from Bordeaux: 436 km
from Strasbourg: 571 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 13 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Argentan): Aunou-le-Faucon, Fleure, Fontenai-sur-Orne, Goulet, Juvigny-sur-Orne, Louce, Moulins-sur-Orne, Occagnes, Sai, Saint-Loyer-Des-Champs, Sarceaux, Sevigny and Urou-et-Crennes.
Orne is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive in one of the cross-challen ferry ports with Caen being especially close, typically within an hours drive. For driving distances to Argentan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Argentan