Photo of Nogent-le-Rotrou at 8 km from Male
Male is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 51 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Male is 135 km from Paris).
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Male. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Male and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
Regional Natural Parcs Perche (15km)
Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (45km); Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (50km)
Remarkable gardens Jardin de la petite Rochelle (18km); Le pré Catelan (38km)
Sites of natural beauty Forêt de Perseigne (39km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Tourouvre (36km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Cogners (45km); Coulaines (48km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Spaycific'Zoo (59km)
from Alencon (prefecture): 51 km
from Paris: 135 km
from Calais: 308 km
from Nice: 715 km
from Bordeaux: 395 km
from Strasbourg: 518 km
Male 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 Male from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Male