Banvou tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Banvou in Orne

Visit Banvou: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Banvou on map of France

Banvou is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 54 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Banvou is 214 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 16 km and Lassay-les-Chateaux at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Banvou, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Banvou. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Orne

Map of places to visit near Banvou and location information

More information about Banvou & region

Orne (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Banvou

Local markets

  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (15km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (17km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (21km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Vire: market Friday (31km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (37km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Banvou, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Banvou and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei (49km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Domfront (10km); Argentan (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (31km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (42km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (50km); Jardins de la Pellerine (53km)

Sites of natural beauty Rochers des Parcs (28km); Forêt de Saint-Sever (39km); Signal d'Écouves (45km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (50km); Forêt de Fougères (54km); Source - Couesnon (54km); Roches de Ham (54km)

Towns of Art and history Mayenne (39km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Torigni-sur-Vire (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Fraimbault (22km); Saint-Loup-du-Gast (31km); Domjean (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Banvou

Canton: Messei

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61450

Distance to Banvou

from Alencon (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 214 km

from Calais: 308 km

from Nice: 816 km

from Bordeaux: 425 km

from Strasbourg: 610 km

Getting here

Banvou 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 Banvou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Banvou): Champsecret, Dompierre, La Chapelle-Au-Moine, La Chapelle-Biche, La Ferriere-Aux-Etangs, Le Chatellier, Messei, Saint-Andre-de-Messei, Saint-Bomer-les-Forges, Saint-Clair-de-Halouze and Saires-la-Verrerie.

This page in French: Visitez Banvou

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