Magny-le-Desert tourism, attractions and travel guide

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Visit Magny-le-Desert: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Magny-le-Desert on map of France

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 when sightseeing close to Magny-le-Desert. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

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

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

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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