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Mâle tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Mâle in Orne

Photo of Nogent-le-Rotrou at 8 km from Mâle

Visit Mâle: Highlights and Tourist Information

Mâle is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 51 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Mâle is 135 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nogent-le-Rotrou at 8 km and La Ferte-Bernard at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mâle, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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

photo of Nogent-le-Rotrou
Nogent-le-Rotrou 8km
photo of La Ferte-Bernard
La Ferte-Bernard 11km
photo of Le Perche
Le Perche 15km
photo of Belleme
Belleme 18km
photo of Mortagne-au-Perche
Mortagne-au-Perche 31km
photo of Beaumont-sur-Sarthe
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe 45km
photo of Le Mans
Le Mans 50km

Map of places to visit near Mâle and location information

Photos taken within 10 km

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More information about Mâle & region

Orne (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Mâle

Local markets

  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (8km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (11km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (17km)
  • La Bazoche-Gouet: market Saturday (23km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (24km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Souday: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (29km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (29km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Mâle, 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 Mâle and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Nogent-le-Rotrou (8km); Chateaudun (50km)

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)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Le Mans (51km)

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)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mâle

Canton: Theil

Arrondissement: Mortagne-au-Perche

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61260

Distance to Mâle

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

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Male): Aveze, Ceton, La Rouge, Le Theil, Saint-Agnan-sur-Erre and Saint-Hilaire-sur-Erre.

This page in French: Visitez Mâle

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