La Ferriere-Bochard tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Ferriere-Bochard in Orne

Visit La Ferriere-Bochard: highlights and tourist information

La Ferriere-Bochard is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 9 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: La Ferriere-Bochard is 182 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Alencon at 9 km and Fresnay-sur-Sarthe at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Ferriere-Bochard, 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 Ferriere-Bochard. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Orne

Markets in and near La Ferriere-Bochard

Local markets

  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (15km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (20km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (26km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (30km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (31km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (32km)

More information about La Ferriere-Bochard & region

Tourist attractions to visit near La Ferriere-Bochard, 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 Ferriere-Bochard and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (18km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (16km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (50km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (28km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (7km) [Map]
  • Signal d'Écouves (16km) [Map]
  • Forêt d'Écouves (16km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Perseigne (21km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (41km) [Map]
  • Coulaines (47km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Ferriere-Bochard

Canton: Alençon 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61420

Distance to La Ferriere-Bochard

from Alencon (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 182 km

from Calais: 313 km

from Nice: 769 km

from Bordeaux: 400 km

from Strasbourg: 573 km

Getting here

La Ferriere-Bochard 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 Ferriere-Bochard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of La Ferriere-Bochard): Champfremont, Conde-sur-Sarthe, Heloup, Lonrai, Mieuxce, Moulins-le-Carbonnel, Pace, Ravigny, Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei, Saint-Denis-sur-Sarthon and Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids.

This page in French: Visitez La Ferriere-Bochard