Joue-du-Bois tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Joue-du-Bois in Orne

Visit Joue-du-Bois: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Joue-du-Bois on map of France

Joue-du-Bois is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 29 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Joue-du-Bois is 192 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 24 km and Lassay-les-Chateaux at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Joue-du-Bois, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Joue-du-Bois. 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 Joue-du-Bois and location information

More information about Joue-du-Bois & region

Orne (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Joue-du-Bois

Local markets

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (9km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (16km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (26km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (29km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (30km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (35km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (35km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Joue-du-Bois, 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 Joue-du-Bois and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei (26km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (6km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (24km); Domfront (31km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (10km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (20km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (46km)

Sites of natural beauty Signal d'Écouves (20km); Forêt d'Écouves (22km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (28km); Rochers des Parcs (40km); Forêt de Perseigne (41km)

Towns of Art and history Jublains (41km); Mayenne (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Loup-du-Gast (34km); Saint-Fraimbault (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Joue-du-Bois

Canton: Carrouges

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61320

Distance to Joue-du-Bois

from Alencon (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 192 km

from Calais: 303 km

from Nice: 792 km

from Bordeaux: 417 km

from Strasbourg: 587 km

Getting here

Joue-du-Bois 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 Joue-du-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found 9 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Joue-du-Bois): Beauvain, La Chaux, La Motte-Fouquet, Le Champ-de-la-Pierre, Lignieres-Orgeres, Saint-Georges-d'Annebecq, Saint-Martin-l'Aiguillon, Saint-Patrice-du-Desert and Sainte-Marie-la-Robert.

This page in French: Visitez Joue-du-Bois

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