Bocquence tourism and travel guide
Visit Bocquence: highlights and tourist information
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).
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. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Plan your visit to Bocquence
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Map of places to visit near Bocquence
More information about Bocquence & region
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)
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! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
National Monuments Abbey of Bec-Hellouin (48km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (37km)
Remarkable gardens Sassy (38km); Boutemont (43km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (43km); Arboretum d'Harcourt (44km); Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (47km); Jardin de la petite Rochelle (50km)
Sites of natural beauty Forêt d'Écouves (44km); Signal d'Écouves (45km)
Towns of Art and history Orbec (21km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Tourouvre (30km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Lisieux (40km)
Geography and distances
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
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 nearby (within 6 kilometres of 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