Gandelain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gandelain in Orne

Visit Gandelain: highlights and tourist information

Gandelain is situated in the Orne, Normandy region, in the north of France at 14 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Gandelain is 184 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins de la Mansoniere at 11 km and Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gandelain, France: places to visit and attractions

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Orne

Map of places to visit near Gandelain

Markets in and near Gandelain

Local markets

  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (20km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (23km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (24km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (24km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (32km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Gandelain, Normandy

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (10km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (10km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (22km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (12km) [Map]
  • Forêt d'Écouves (13km) [Map]
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (14km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Perseigne (26km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (38km) [Map]
  • Saint-Fraimbault (45km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gandelain

Canton: Alençon 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61420

Distance to Gandelain

from Alencon (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 184 km

from Calais: 308 km

from Nice: 777 km

from Bordeaux: 407 km

from Strasbourg: 577 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Gandelain): Champfremont, Ciral, La Roche-Mabile, Lalacelle, Livaie, Longuenoe, Ravigny, Saint-Denis-sur-Sarthon and Saint-Ellier-les-Bois.

This page in French: Visitez Gandelain