La Selle-la-Forge tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Selle-la-Forge: highlights and tourist information

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La Selle-la-Forge is situated in the Orne, Normandy region, in the north of France at 57 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: La Selle-la-Forge is 212 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront at 17 km and Bagnoles de l'Orne at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Selle-la-Forge, 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 Selle-la-Forge 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 Selle-la-Forge

Markets in and near La Selle-la-Forge

  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (2km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (13km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (13km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (21km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Vire: market Friday (28km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (31km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (33km)

More information about La Selle-la-Forge, Normandy

Tourist attractions to visit near La Selle-la-Forge, 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 Selle-la-Forge and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (34km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (36km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (41km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (44km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (21km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (38km) [Map]
  • Signal d'Écouves (47km) [Map]
  • Forêt d'Écouves (49km) [Map]
  • Roches de Ham (49km) [Map]
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (54km) [Map]

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (40km) [Map]
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (47km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (30km) [Map]
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (39km) [Map]
  • Domjean (46km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (34km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Selle-la-Forge

Canton: Flers-Sud

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61100

Distance to La Selle-la-Forge

from Alencon (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 212 km

from Calais: 300 km

from Nice: 820 km

from Bordeaux: 433 km

from Strasbourg: 609 km

Getting here

La Selle-la-Forge 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 Selle-la-Forge from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from La Selle-la-Forge): Aubusson, Echalou, Flers, La Chapelle-Au-Moine, La Lande-Patry, Landigou, Messei, Ronfeugerai, Saint-Andre-de-Messei and Saires-la-Verrerie.

This page in French: Visitez La Selle-la-Forge