Boitron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Boitron in Orne



Visit Boitron: highlights and tourist information

Boitron is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 19 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Boitron is 157 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Alencon at 19 km and Mortagne-au-Perche at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Boitron, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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Plan your visit to Boitron

Planning a trip to Boitron and the Normandy region? France This Way can help!

More information about Boitron & region

Markets in and near Boitron

Local markets

  • Sees: market Saturday (8km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (20km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (21km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (25km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (29km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (36km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (36km)

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

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei (31km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (29km); Nogent-le-Rotrou (49km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (37km); Perche (43km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (22km); Jardin de la petite Rochelle (40km)

Sites of natural beauty Forêt d'Écouves (15km); Signal d'Écouves (17km); Forêt de Perseigne (17km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (34km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Tourouvre (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Boitron

Canton: Mêle-sur-Sarthe

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61500

Distance to Boitron

from Alencon (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 157 km

from Calais: 289 km

from Nice: 763 km

from Bordeaux: 419 km

from Strasbourg: 551 km

Getting here

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

We have found 14 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Boitron): Aunay-les-Bois, Aunou-sur-Orne, Bursard, Essay, Le Chalange, Le Menil-Guyon, Les Ventes-de-Bourse, Marchemaisons, Menil-Erreux, Montchevrel, Neauphe-sous-Essai, Saint-Aubin-d'Appenai, Saint-Germain-le-Vieux and Tremont.

This page in French: Visitez Boitron