Chambois tourism and travel guide
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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).
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. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Map of places to visit near Chambois
More information about Chambois & region
Markets in and near Chambois
- 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)
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!
National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (33km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (11km)
Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (42km)
Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (54km)
Remarkable gardens Sassy (17km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (25km); Boutemont (43km)
Sites of natural beauty Signal d'Écouves (29km); Forêt d'Écouves (29km); Rochers des Parcs (44km); Forêt de Perseigne (45km); Prairie (Caen) (54km); Jardin des plantes de Caen (55km)
Towns of Art and history Orbec (32km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Tourouvre (46km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Lisieux (45km)
Geography and distances
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
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