Maheru tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maheru in Orne



Visit Maheru: highlights and tourist information

Maheru is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 35 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Maheru is 142 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sees at 20 km and Belleme at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Maheru, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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Plan your visit to Maheru

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More information about Maheru & region

Markets in and near Maheru

Local markets

  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (17km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (18km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (20km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (34km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (36km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Maheru, 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 Maheru and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei (47km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (35km); Nogent-le-Rotrou (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs Perche (39km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (31km); Jardin de la petite Rochelle (36km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (52km)

Sites of natural beauty Forêt d'Écouves (30km); Forêt de Perseigne (31km); Signal d'Écouves (32km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (50km)

Towns of Art and history Orbec (41km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Tourouvre (18km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Maheru

Canton: Moulins-la-Marche

Arrondissement: Mortagne-au-Perche

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61380

Distance to Maheru

from Alencon (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 142 km

from Calais: 275 km

from Nice: 761 km

from Bordeaux: 432 km

from Strasbourg: 538 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Maheru): Courtomer, Fay, Ferrieres-la-Verrerie, La Ferriere-Au-Doyen, Le Menil-Berard, Moulins-la-Marche, Planches, Saint-Agnan-sur-Sarthe, Saint-Aquilin-de-Corbion, Saint-Aubin-de-Courteraie, Saint-Martin-Des-Pezerits and Tellieres-le-Plessis.

This page in French: Visitez Maheru