Chaumont tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chaumont in Orne

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).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sees at 28 km and Lisieux at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

Markets in and near Chaumont

Local markets

  • 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)

More information about Chaumont & region

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!

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (47km) [Map]
  • Abbey of Bec-Hellouin (52km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (56km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (30km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (34km) [Map]
  • Boutemont (39km) [Map]
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (51km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (54km) [Map]
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (56km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (38km) [Map]
  • Signal d'Écouves (38km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (22km) [Map]

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (36km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (39km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaumont

Canton: Gacé

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61230

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

Getting here

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.

We have 8 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Chaumont): Gace, Heugon, La Trinite-Des-Laitiers, Le Sap-Andre, Mardilly, Neuville-sur-Touques, Resenlieu and Saint-Evroult-de-Montfort.

This page in French: Visitez Chaumont