Champsecret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Champsecret in Orne

Visit Champsecret: highlights and tourist information

Champsecret is situated in the Orne, Normandy region, in the north of France at 52 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Champsecret is 215 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront at 7 km and Bagnoles de l'Orne at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Champsecret, France: places to visit and attractions

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

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Map of places to visit near Champsecret

Markets in and near Champsecret

Local markets

  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (15km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (17km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (27km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (34km)
  • Vire: market Friday (35km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (35km)

More information about Champsecret, Normandy

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (30km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (28km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (42km) [Map]
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (49km) [Map]
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (49km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (55km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (34km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (43km) [Map]
  • Signal d'Écouves (44km) [Map]
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (45km) [Map]
  • Source - Couesnon (50km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Fougères (51km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (17km) [Map]
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (25km) [Map]
  • Domjean (55km) [Map]
  • Juvigne (55km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (46km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Champsecret

Canton: Domfront

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61700

Distance to Champsecret

from Alencon (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 215 km

from Calais: 312 km

from Nice: 812 km

from Bordeaux: 419 km

from Strasbourg: 610 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Champsecret): Banvou, Dompierre, La Ferriere-Aux-Etangs, Perrou and Saint-Bomer-les-Forges.

This page in French: Visitez Champsecret