Chaumont tourism and travel guide
Visit Chaumont: highlights and tourist information
Chaumont is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 48 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Chaumont is 148 km from Paris).
Chaumont, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Chaumont. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Orne
Plan your visit to Chaumont
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Map of places to visit near Chaumont
More information about Chaumont & region
Markets in and near Chaumont
- Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (16km)
- Trun: market Thursday (21km)
- Orbec: market Wednesday (22km)
- Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
- La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (28km)
- Sees: market Saturday (28km)
- Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (31km)
- Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (33km)
- Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
- Thiberville: market Monday (35km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Chaumont, 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 Chaumont and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (47km); Abbey of Bec-Hellouin (52km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (27km)
Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (56km)
Remarkable gardens Sassy (30km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (34km); Boutemont (39km); Arboretum d'Harcourt (51km); Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (54km); Jardin de la petite Rochelle (56km)
Sites of natural beauty Forêt d'Écouves (38km); Signal d'Écouves (38km)
Towns of Art and history Orbec (22km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Tourouvre (36km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Lisieux (39km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Chaumont
from Alencon (prefecture): 48 km
from Paris: 148 km
from Calais: 259 km
from Nice: 781 km
from Bordeaux: 450 km
from Strasbourg: 545 km
Chaumont 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 Chaumont from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Chaumont