Magny-le-Desert tourism and travel guide

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Visit Magny-le-Desert: highlights and tourist information

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Magny-le-Desert is situated in the Orne, Normandy region, in the north of France at 35 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Magny-le-Desert is 199 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 7 km and Lassay-les-Chateaux at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Magny-le-Desert, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Magny-le-Desert 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 Magny-le-Desert

Markets in and near Magny-le-Desert

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (3km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (15km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (25km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (34km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (35km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (36km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (37km)

More information about Magny-le-Desert, Normandy

Tourist attractions to visit near Magny-le-Desert, 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 Magny-le-Desert and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (13km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (12km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (27km) [Map]
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (56km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (27km) [Map]
  • Forêt d'Écouves (29km) [Map]
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (31km) [Map]
  • Rochers des Parcs (39km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Perseigne (46km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (28km) [Map]
  • Saint-Fraimbault (29km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Magny-le-Desert

Canton: Ferté-Macé

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61600

Distance to Magny-le-Desert

from Alencon (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 199 km

from Calais: 307 km

from Nice: 796 km

from Bordeaux: 415 km

from Strasbourg: 594 km

Getting here

Magny-le-Desert 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 Magny-le-Desert from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Magny-le-Desert): Antoigny, Beauvain, La Chaux, La Ferte-Mace, La Motte-Fouquet, Saint-Maurice-du-Desert and Saint-Patrice-du-Desert.

This page in French: Visitez Magny-le-Desert