Lonlay-le-Tesson tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lonlay-le-Tesson in Orne

Visit Lonlay-le-Tesson: highlights and tourist information

Lonlay-le-Tesson is situated in the Orne, Normandy region, in the north of France at 40 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Lonlay-le-Tesson is 200 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront at 22 km and Lassay-les-Chateaux at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lonlay-le-Tesson, France: places to visit and attractions

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Orne

Markets in and near Lonlay-le-Tesson

Local markets

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (6km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (6km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (27km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (30km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (33km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (36km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (39km)

More information about Lonlay-le-Tesson & region

Tourist attractions to visit near Lonlay-le-Tesson, 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 Lonlay-le-Tesson and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (17km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (20km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (27km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (43km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (30km) [Map]
  • Rochers des Parcs (31km) [Map]
  • Forêt d'Écouves (33km) [Map]
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (38km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Perseigne (52km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (31km) [Map]
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (33km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (50km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lonlay-le-Tesson

Canton: Ferté-Macé

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61600

Distance to Lonlay-le-Tesson

from Alencon (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 200 km

from Calais: 301 km

from Nice: 803 km

from Bordeaux: 424 km

from Strasbourg: 595 km

Getting here

Lonlay-le-Tesson 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 Lonlay-le-Tesson from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Lonlay-le-Tesson): Beauvain, Faverolles, La Sauvagere, Le Grais, Le Menil-de-Briouze, Lignou and Saint-Maurice-du-Desert.

This page in French: Visitez Lonlay-le-Tesson