Cahan tourism and travel guide
Visit Cahan: highlights and tourist information
Cahan is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 62 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Cahan is 204 km from Paris).
Cahan, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Cahan. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Plan your visit to Cahan
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Map of places to visit near Cahan
More information about Cahan & region
Markets in and near Cahan
- Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (8km)
- Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (14km)
- Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
- Falaise: market Saturday (18km)
- Briouze: market Monday (19km)
- Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (23km)
- Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (29km)
- La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (31km)
- Vire: market Friday (32km)
- Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Cahan, 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 Cahan and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (39km)
Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (44km)
Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (37km); Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (46km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (46km); Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (52km)
Remarkable gardens Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (30km); Sassy (39km); Plantbessin (46km)
Sites of natural beauty Rochers des Parcs (6km); Prairie (Caen) (35km); Jardin des plantes de Caen (37km); Forêt de Saint-Sever (44km); Pegasus Bridge (44km); Roches de Ham (48km); Signal d'Écouves (49km); Forêt de Cerisy (49km); Forêt d'Écouves (51km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Villers-Bocage (29km); Torigni-sur-Vire (44km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Domjean (45km); Saint-Fraimbault (45km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (28km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Cahan
from Alencon (prefecture): 62 km
from Paris: 204 km
from Calais: 285 km
from Nice: 824 km
from Bordeaux: 447 km
from Strasbourg: 601 km
Cahan 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 Cahan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
We have found 15 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Cahan): Athis-de-l'Orne, Berjou, Breel, Cossesseville, La Lande-Saint-Simeon, La Pommeraye, Le Bo, Le Mesnil-Villement, Menil-Hubert-sur-Orne, Pierrefitte-en-Cinglais, Pont-d'Ouilly, Saint-Denis-de-Mere, Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne, Sainte-Honorine-la-Chardonne and Segrie-Fontaine.
This page in French: Visitez Cahan