La Rouge tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Rouge: highlights and tourist information

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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 Nogent-le-Rotrou at 9 km and La Ferte-Bernard at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Rouge, 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 Rouge 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 Rouge

Markets in and near La Rouge

  • 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)

More information about La Rouge, Normandy

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!

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (14km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (44km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (49km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (17km) [Map]
  • Le pré Catelan (40km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (36km) [Map]

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (34km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (47km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (58km) [Map]

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 as being close (less than 6 kilometres from 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