Champs tourism and travel guide

Photo of Champs in Orne



Visit Champs: highlights and tourist information

Champs is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 38 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Champs is 135 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleme at 23 km and Le Perche at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Champs, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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Plan your visit to Champs

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More information about Champs & region

Markets in and near Champs

Local markets

  • Tourouvre: market Friday (7km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (7km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (24km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (28km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (29km)
  • Verneuil-sur-Avre: market Saturday (32km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (35km)

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

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Nogent-le-Rotrou (35km); Argentan (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs Perche (27km)

Remarkable gardens Jardin de la petite Rochelle (24km); Sassy (41km)

Sites of natural beauty Forêt de Perseigne (30km); Forêt d'Écouves (36km); Signal d'Écouves (38km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Tourouvre (7km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Champs

Canton: Tourouvre

Arrondissement: Mortagne-au-Perche

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61190

Distance to Champs

from Alencon (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 135 km

from Calais: 279 km

from Nice: 749 km

from Bordeaux: 425 km

from Strasbourg: 529 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Champs): Bivilliers, Bresolettes, Bubertre, Feings, Lignerolles, Prepotin, Saint-Aquilin-de-Corbion, Saint-Hilaire-le-Chatel, Saint-Martin-Des-Pezerits, Saint-Ouen-de-Secherouvre, Sainte-Ceronne-les-Mortagne, Soligny-la-Trappe and Villiers-sous-Mortagne.

This page in French: Visitez Champs