Joue-du-Plain tourism, attractions and travel guide

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Visit Joue-du-Plain: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Joue-du-Plain on map of France

Joue-du-Plain is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 33 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Joue-du-Plain is 182 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 23 km and Sees at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

More information about Joue-du-Plain & region

Orne (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Joue-du-Plain

Local markets

  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (18km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (20km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (21km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (24km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (24km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (33km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (36km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Joue-du-Plain, 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-Plain 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 (35km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (15km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (10km); Domfront (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (23km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (10km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (33km)

Sites of natural beauty Signal d'Écouves (19km); Forêt d'Écouves (21km); Rochers des Parcs (35km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (38km); Forêt de Perseigne (42km)

Towns of Art and history Orbec (53km); Mayenne (56km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Villers-Bocage (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Fraimbault (48km); Saint-Loup-du-Gast (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Joue-du-Plain

Canton: Écouché

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61150

Distance to Joue-du-Plain

from Alencon (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 182 km

from Calais: 288 km

from Nice: 794 km

from Bordeaux: 430 km

from Strasbourg: 578 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Joue-du-Plain): Avoine, Batilly, Bouce, Ecouche, Fleure, Fontenai-sur-Orne, Goulet, La Courbe, Louce, Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes, Saint-Ouen-sur-Maire, Sarceaux, Serans, Sevrai, Tanques and Vieux-Pont.

This page in French: Visitez Joue-du-Plain

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