La Coulonche tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Coulonche: highlights and tourist information

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La Coulonche is situated in the Orne, Normandy region, in the north of France at 47 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: La Coulonche is 207 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 11 km and Domfront at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Coulonche, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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Map of places to visit near La Coulonche

Markets in and near La Coulonche

  • Briouze: market Monday (9km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (10km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (23km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (34km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (36km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (37km)

More information about La Coulonche, Normandy

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (24km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (25km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (34km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (47km) [Map]
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (57km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (29km) [Map]
  • Signal d'Écouves (38km) [Map]
  • Forêt d'Écouves (40km) [Map]
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (43km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (47km) [Map]
  • Source - Couesnon (58km) [Map]
  • Roches de Ham (60km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (57km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (25km) [Map]
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (31km) [Map]
  • Domjean (56km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (45km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Coulonche

Canton: Messei

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61220

Distance to La Coulonche

from Alencon (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 207 km

from Calais: 305 km

from Nice: 809 km

from Bordeaux: 424 km

from Strasbourg: 603 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from La Coulonche): Bellou-en-Houlme, La Ferriere-Aux-Etangs, La Sauvagere, Le Menil-de-Briouze, Saint-Andre-de-Messei, Saint-Maurice-du-Desert and Saires-la-Verrerie.

This page in French: Visitez La Coulonche