Merri tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Merri in Orne

Visit Merri: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Merri on map of France

Merri is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 48 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Merri is 175 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 12 km and Sees at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Merri, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Orne

Map of places to visit near Merri and location information

More information about Merri & region

Orne (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Merri

Local markets

  • Trun: market Thursday (5km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (19km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (25km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (29km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (32km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (37km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (37km)

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

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Beuvron (37km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (12km); Domfront (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (42km)

Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (44km)

Remarkable gardens Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (15km); Sassy (21km); Boutemont (42km)

Sites of natural beauty Rochers des Parcs (32km); Signal d'Écouves (34km); Forêt d'Écouves (35km); Prairie (Caen) (43km); Jardin des plantes de Caen (45km); Pegasus Bridge (47km)

Towns of Art and history Orbec (38km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Villers-Bocage (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Lisieux (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Merri

Canton: Trun

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61160

Distance to Merri

from Alencon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 270 km

from Nice: 801 km

from Bordeaux: 448 km

from Strasbourg: 572 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Merri): Bailleul, Beaumais, Brieux, Coulonces, Crocy, Fontaine-les-Bassets, Fourches, Fresne-la-Mere, Gueprei, Le Marais-la-Chapelle, Les Moutiers-en-Auge, Louvieres-en-Auge, Montabard, Necy, Ommoy, Pertheville-Ners, Trun, Vignats and Villedieu-les-Bailleul.

This page in French: Visitez Merri

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