Chanu travel guide
Visit Chanu: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Domfront at 15 km from Chanu
Location: Chanu is situated in the Orne department (Normandy region) in the north of France at 66 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Chanu is 222 km from Paris and 306 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Chanu: these include Domfront at 15 km and Vire at 20 km. Domfront is a listed recommended detour at 15 km and Saint-Fraimbault is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 27 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Chanu, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Chanu
Bagnoles de l'Orne 27km
Note that all distances from Chanu shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Chanu holidays and travel
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Markets near Chanu
- Flers: market every Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
- Conde-sur-Noireau: market every Thursday (17km)
- Sourdeval: market every Tuesday (18km)
- Vire: market every Friday (19km)
- Briouze: market every Monday (23km)
- Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market every Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
- La Ferte-Mace: market every Thursday (28km)
- Thury-Harcourt: market every Tuesday (32km)
- Aunay-sur-Odon: market every Saturday (33km)
- Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market every Wednesday (34km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chanu and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Chanu map below.
National Monument Carrouges Chateau (43km)
Recommended Detour Domfront (15km)
Regional Natural Parc Normandie-Maine (43km)
Village D'etape Villers-Bocage (39km); Torigni-sur-Vire (41km); Villedieu-les-Poeles (42km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Saint-Fraimbault (27km); Domjean (39km); Saint-Loup-du-Gast (39km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Jurques (31km)
Map of places to visit near Chanu & Location Information
Distance to Chanu
from Alencon (local prefecture): 66 km
from Paris: 222 km
from Calais: 306 km
from Nice: 828 km
from Bordeaux: 433 km
from Strasbourg: 619 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 10 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Chanu): Beauchene, La Chapelle-Biche, La Lande-Patry, Landisacq, Larchamp, Saint-Clair-de-Halouze, Saint-Cornier-Des-Landes, Saint-Paul, Tinchebray and Yvrandes.
Orne 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 Chanu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Chanu