La Motte-Fouquet tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Motte-Fouquet in Orne

Visit La Motte-Fouquet: highlights and tourist information

La Motte-Fouquet is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 32 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: La Motte-Fouquet is 196 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lassay-les-Chateaux at 21 km and Domfront at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Motte-Fouquet, 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 Motte-Fouquet. 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 Motte-Fouquet

More information about La Motte-Fouquet & region

Markets in and near La Motte-Fouquet

Local markets

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (6km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (16km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (25km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (31km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (34km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (37km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (37km)

Tourist attractions to visit near La Motte-Fouquet, 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 Motte-Fouquet 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 (27km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (10km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Domfront (27km); Argentan (28km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (10km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (24km); Parc et jardin de Clivoy (58km)

Sites of natural beauty Signal d'Écouves (24km); Forêt d'Écouves (26km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (29km); Rochers des Parcs (40km); Forêt de Perseigne (43km)

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

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Loup-du-Gast (30km); Saint-Fraimbault (32km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Motte-Fouquet

Canton: Carrouges

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61600

Distance to La Motte-Fouquet

from Alencon (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 196 km

from Calais: 306 km

from Nice: 794 km

from Bordeaux: 415 km

from Strasbourg: 591 km

Getting here

La Motte-Fouquet 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 Motte-Fouquet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of La Motte-Fouquet): Beauvain, Joue-du-Bois, La Chaux, La Ferte-Mace, Lignieres-Orgeres, Magny-le-Desert and Saint-Patrice-du-Desert.

This page in French: Visitez La Motte-Fouquet