Chambois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chambois in Orne

Visit Chambois: highlights and tourist information

Chambois is situated in the Orne, Normandy region, in the north of France at 42 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Chambois is 164 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 11 km and Sees at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chambois, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Chambois 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 Chambois

Markets in and near Chambois

Local markets

  • Trun: market Thursday (7km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (23km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (26km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (33km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (37km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (37km)

More information about Chambois, Normandy

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (33km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (42km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (54km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (17km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (25km) [Map]
  • Boutemont (43km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (29km) [Map]
  • Forêt d'Écouves (29km) [Map]
  • Rochers des Parcs (44km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Perseigne (45km) [Map]
  • Prairie (Caen) (54km) [Map]
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (55km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (32km) [Map]

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (46km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (45km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chambois

Canton: Trun

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61160

Distance to Chambois

from Alencon (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 164 km

from Calais: 269 km

from Nice: 790 km

from Bordeaux: 444 km

from Strasbourg: 561 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Chambois): Aubry-en-Exmes, Coudehard, Exmes, Fel, Le Bourg-Saint-Leonard, Mont-Ormel, Neauphe-sur-Dive, Ommeel, Saint-Lambert-sur-Dive, Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere, Silly-en-Gouffern, Tournai-sur-Dive, Trun and Villebadin.

This page in French: Visitez Chambois