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Male tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Male in Orne

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

Visit Male: Highlights and Tourist Information

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).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Ferte-Bernard at 11 km and Le Perche at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Male, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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.

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 Male and location information

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More information about Male & region

Orne (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Male

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 Male, 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 Male 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: Male

Canton: Theil

Arrondissement: Mortagne-au-Perche

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61260

Distance to Male

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

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.

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 Male

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