Joue-du-Bois tourism 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.

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

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

More information about Joue-du-Bois & region

Map of places to visit near Joue-du-Bois

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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