La Chaux tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of La Chaux in Orne

Visit La Chaux: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of La Chaux on map of France

La Chaux is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 33 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: La Chaux is 193 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 23 km and Lassay-les-Chateaux at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Chaux, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to La Chaux. 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 La Chaux and location information

More information about La Chaux & region

Orne (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near La Chaux

Local markets

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (8km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (13km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (29km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (32km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (32km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (32km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (33km)

Tourist attractions to visit near La Chaux, 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 La Chaux 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 (30km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (9km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (23km); Domfront (29km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (14km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (21km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (44km)

Sites of natural beauty Signal d'Écouves (23km); Forêt d'Écouves (25km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (32km); Rochers des Parcs (37km); Forêt de Perseigne (44km)

Towns of Art and history Mayenne (42km); Jublains (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Loup-du-Gast (35km); Saint-Fraimbault (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (57km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chaux

Canton: Carrouges

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61600

Distance to La Chaux

from Alencon (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 193 km

from Calais: 301 km

from Nice: 795 km

from Bordeaux: 420 km

from Strasbourg: 589 km

Getting here

La Chaux 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 La Chaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

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

This page in French: Visitez La Chaux

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