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La Rouge tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of La Rouge in Orne

Photo of Nogent-le-Rotrou at 9 km from La Rouge

Visit La Rouge: Highlights and Tourist Information

La Rouge is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 48 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: La Rouge is 136 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Ferte-Bernard at 12 km and Le Perche at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

photo of Nogent-le-Rotrou
Nogent-le-Rotrou 9km
photo of La Ferte-Bernard
La Ferte-Bernard 12km
photo of Le Perche
Le Perche 14km
photo of Belleme
Belleme 15km
photo of Mortagne-au-Perche
Mortagne-au-Perche 29km
photo of Beaumont-sur-Sarthe
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe 43km
photo of Le Mans
Le Mans 49km

Map of places to visit near La Rouge and location information

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More information about La Rouge & region

Orne (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near La Rouge

Local markets

  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (9km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (12km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (16km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (25km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (26km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (26km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (29km)

Tourist attractions to visit near La Rouge, 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 Rouge and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Nogent-le-Rotrou (9km)

Regional Natural Parcs Perche (14km)

Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (44km); Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (49km)

Remarkable gardens Jardin de la petite Rochelle (17km); Le pré Catelan (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Le Mans (50km)

Sites of natural beauty Forêt de Perseigne (36km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Tourouvre (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Coulaines (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Spaycific'Zoo (58km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Rouge

Canton: Theil

Arrondissement: Mortagne-au-Perche

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61260

Distance to La Rouge

from Alencon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 136 km

from Calais: 307 km

from Nice: 718 km

from Bordeaux: 396 km

from Strasbourg: 520 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of La Rouge): Le Theil, Male, Preaux-du-Perche, Saint-Agnan-sur-Erre, Saint-Cyr-la-Rosiere and Saint-Hilaire-sur-Erre.

This page in French: Visitez La Rouge

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