Bocquence tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bocquence: highlights and tourist information

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Bocquence is situated in the Orne, Normandy region, in the north of France at 53 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Bocquence is 138 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sees at 33 km and Mortagne-au-Perche at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bocquence, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Bocquence in Normandy. 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 Bocquence

Markets in and near Bocquence

  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (12km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (22km)
  • La Ferriere-sur-Risle: market Sunday (29km)
  • Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (30km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (32km)
  • Breteuil: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (33km)

More information about Bocquence, Normandy

Tourist attractions to visit near Bocquence, 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 Bocquence and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (38km) [Map]
  • Boutemont (43km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (43km) [Map]
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (44km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (47km) [Map]
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (50km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (44km) [Map]
  • Signal d'Écouves (45km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (21km) [Map]

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (30km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (40km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bocquence

Canton: Ferté-Frênel

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61550

Distance to Bocquence

from Alencon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 138 km

from Calais: 255 km

from Nice: 773 km

from Bordeaux: 451 km

from Strasbourg: 535 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Bocquence): Anceins, Heugon, La Ferte-Frenel, La Gonfriere, Notre-Dame-du-Hamel, Saint-Laurent-du-Tencement, Saint-Nicolas-Des-Laitiers, Touquettes and Villers-en-Ouche.

This page in French: Visitez Bocquence