Male travel guide
Visit Male: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Nogent-le-Rotrou at 8 km from Male
Location: Male is situated in the Orne department (Normandy region) in the north of France at 51 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Male is 135 km from Paris and 308 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Male: these include Nogent-le-Rotrou at 8 km and Le Perche at 15 km. Nogent-le-Rotrou is a listed recommended detour at 8 km and Perche is a listed regional natural parc at 15 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Male, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Male
Le Perche 15km
Le Mans 50km
Note that all distances from Male shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Male holidays and travel
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
Markets near Male
- Le Theil: market every Wednesday (4km)
- Nogent-le-Rotrou: market every Saturday all day (8km)
- La Ferte-Bernard: market every Saturday & Monday (11km)
- Remalard: market every Monday (17km)
- La Bazoche-Gouet: market every Saturday (23km)
- Vibraye: market every Friday (24km)
- Bonnetable: market every Tuesday & Friday (25km)
- Souday: market every Wednesday (28km)
- Mamers: market every Monday (29km)
- Longny-Au-Perche: market every Wednesday (29km)
Tourist attractions nearby
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 Male map below.
Recommended Detour Nogent-le-Rotrou (8km)
Regional Natural Parc Perche (15km)
Religious Monument Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (45km); Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (50km)
Remarkable Garden Jardin de la petite Rochelle (18km); Le pré Catelan (38km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Le Mans (51km)
Town Of Art And History Le Mans (50km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Coulaines (48km)
Map of places to visit near Male & Location Information
Distance to Male
from Alencon (local prefecture): 51 km
from Paris: 135 km
from Calais: 308 km
from Nice: 715 km
from Bordeaux: 395 km
from Strasbourg: 518 km
* distances are direct not by road!
Orne 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