Couvains tourism and travel guide
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Visit Couvains: highlights and tourist information
Couvains is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 59 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Couvains is 131 km from Paris).
Couvains, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Couvains. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Map of places to visit near Couvains
More information about Couvains & region
Markets in and near Couvains
- Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (10km)
- La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (12km)
- Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (19km)
- La Ferriere-sur-Risle: market Sunday (21km)
- Orbec: market Wednesday (21km)
- Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
- Breteuil: market Wednesday (26km)
- Beaumont-le-Roger: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
- Verneuil-sur-Avre: market Saturday (30km)
- Conches-en-Ouche: market Thursday (30km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Couvains, 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 Couvains and wondering what to do next!
National Monuments Abbey of Bec-Hellouin (43km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (44km)
Remarkable gardens Arboretum d'Harcourt (39km); Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (41km); Boutemont (43km); Sassy (46km)
Sites of natural beauty Forêt d'Écouves (50km); Signal d'Écouves (52km)
Towns of Art and history Orbec (21km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Tourouvre (31km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Lisieux (40km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Couvains
from Alencon (prefecture): 59 km
from Paris: 131 km
from Calais: 250 km
from Nice: 771 km
from Bordeaux: 456 km
from Strasbourg: 528 km
Couvains 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 Couvains from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
We have 11 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Couvains): Anceins, Chambord, Gauville, Glos-la-Ferriere, La Ferte-Frenel, La Gonfriere, La Haye-Saint-Sylvestre, Melicourt, Mesnil-Rousset, Notre-Dame-du-Hamel and Saint-Nicolas-de-Sommaire.
This page in French: Visitez Couvains