La Ferte-Mace tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Ferte-Mace: highlights and tourist information

La Ferte-Mace is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 38 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: La Ferte-Mace is 201 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lassay-les-Chateaux at 20 km and Domfront at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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Markets in and near La Ferte-Mace

Market days in La Ferte-Mace: weekly market: Thursday;

Local markets

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (0km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (5km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (12km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (27km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (32km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (36km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (37km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (37km)

Tourist attractions to visit near La Ferte-Mace, 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 Ferte-Mace 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 (32km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (15km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Domfront (21km); Argentan (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (15km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (28km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (49km); Parc et jardin de Clivoy (55km)

Sites of natural beauty Signal d'Écouves (29km); Forêt d'Écouves (31km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (33km); Rochers des Parcs (37km); Forêt de Perseigne (49km)

Towns of Art and history Mayenne (36km); Jublains (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Fraimbault (28km); Saint-Loup-du-Gast (28km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Ferte-Mace

Canton: Ferté-Macé

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61600

Distance to La Ferte-Mace

from Alencon (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 201 km

from Calais: 307 km

from Nice: 799 km

from Bordeaux: 417 km

from Strasbourg: 596 km

Getting here

La Ferte-Mace 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 Ferte-Mace from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found 9 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of La Ferte-Mace): Bagnoles-de-l'Orne, Beauvain, La Motte-Fouquet, La Sauvagere, Le Grais, Magny-le-Desert, Saint-Maurice-du-Desert, Saint-Michel-Des-Andaines and Saint-Patrice-du-Desert.

This page in French: Visitez La Ferte-Mace