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Grais tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Grais in Orne

Photo of Bagnoles de l'Orne at 12 km from Grais

Visit Grais: Highlights and Tourist Information

Grais is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 39 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Grais is 198 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 12 km and Domfront at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Grais, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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

photo of Bagnoles de l'Orne
Bagnoles de l'Orne 12km
photo of Domfront
Domfront 24km
photo of Argentan
Argentan 26km
photo of Falaise
Falaise 30km
photo of Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei 35km
photo of Alencon
Alencon 39km
photo of Mayenne
Mayenne 42km
photo of Jublains
Jublains 44km
photo of Fresnay-sur-Sarthe
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe 47km

Map of places to visit near Grais and location information

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More information about Grais & region

Orne (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Grais

Local markets

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (6km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (7km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (29km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (30km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (33km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (35km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (37km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Grais, 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 Grais 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 (35km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Domfront (24km); Argentan (26km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (18km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (25km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (43km)

Sites of natural beauty Signal d'Écouves (28km); Forêt d'Écouves (31km); Rochers des Parcs (32km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (37km); Forêt de Perseigne (50km)

Towns of Art and history Mayenne (42km); Jublains (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Fraimbault (32km); Saint-Loup-du-Gast (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (51km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Grais

Canton: Briouze

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61600

Distance to Grais

from Alencon (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 198 km

from Calais: 301 km

from Nice: 801 km

from Bordeaux: 423 km

from Strasbourg: 594 km

Getting here

Grais 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 Grais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found 11 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Le Grais): Beauvain, Faverolles, La Chaux, La Ferte-Mace, La Lande-de-Louge, Le Menil-de-Briouze, Lignou, Lonlay-le-Tesson, Montreuil-Au-Houlme, Saint-Georges-d'Annebecq and Saint-Maurice-du-Desert.

This page in French: Visitez Grais

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