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Magny-le-Desert tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Magny-le-Desert in Orne

Photo of Bagnoles de l'Orne at 7 km from Magny-le-Desert

Visit Magny-le-Desert: Highlights and Tourist Information

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 Lassay-les-Chateaux at 19 km and Domfront at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

photo of Bagnoles de l'Orne
Bagnoles de l'Orne 7km
photo of Lassay-les-Chateaux
Lassay-les-Chateaux 19km
photo of Domfront
Domfront 24km
photo of Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei 29km
photo of Argentan
Argentan 30km
photo of Alencon
Alencon 35km
photo of Mayenne
Mayenne 36km
photo of Jublains
Jublains 37km
photo of Falaise
Falaise 37km
photo of Fresnay-sur-Sarthe
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe 41km
photo of Beaumont-sur-Sarthe
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe 51km

Map of places to visit near Magny-le-Desert and location information

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More information about Magny-le-Desert & region

Orne (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Magny-le-Desert

Local markets

  • 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)

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! 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 (29km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (13km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Domfront (24km); Argentan (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (12km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (27km); Parc et jardin de Clivoy (56km)

Sites of natural beauty Signal d'Écouves (27km); Forêt d'Écouves (29km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (31km); Rochers des Parcs (39km); Forêt de Perseigne (46km)

Towns of Art and history Mayenne (36km); Jublains (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Loup-du-Gast (28km); Saint-Fraimbault (29km)

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 nearby (within 6 kilometres of 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

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