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Messei tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Messei in Orne

Photo of Domfront at 16 km from Messei

Visit Messei: Highlights and Tourist Information

Messei is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 56 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Messei is 212 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront at 16 km and Bagnoles de l'Orne at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Messei, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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

photo of Domfront
Domfront 16km
photo of Bagnoles de l'Orne
Bagnoles de l'Orne 20km
photo of Lassay-les-Chateaux
Lassay-les-Chateaux 31km
photo of Falaise
Falaise 32km
photo of Argentan
Argentan 38km
photo of Mayenne
Mayenne 45km
photo of Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei 51km

Map of places to visit near Messei and location information

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More information about Messei & region

Orne (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Messei

Local markets

  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (13km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (15km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (19km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Vire: market Friday (29km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (32km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (35km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Messei, 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 Messei 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) Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei (51km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Domfront (16km); Argentan (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (34km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (41km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (45km); Jardins de la Pellerine (58km)

Sites of natural beauty Rochers des Parcs (23km); Forêt de Saint-Sever (39km); Signal d'Écouves (46km); Forêt d'Écouves (48km); Roches de Ham (51km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (53km); Source - Couesnon (59km)

Towns of Art and history Mayenne (45km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Villers-Bocage (42km); Torigni-sur-Vire (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Fraimbault (28km); Saint-Loup-du-Gast (37km); Domjean (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Messei

Canton: Messei

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61440

Distance to Messei

from Alencon (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 212 km

from Calais: 302 km

from Nice: 819 km

from Bordeaux: 431 km

from Strasbourg: 609 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Messei): Banvou, Echalou, Flers, La Chapelle-Au-Moine, La Ferriere-Aux-Etangs, La Lande-Patry, La Selle-la-Forge, Landigou, Le Chatellier, Saint-Andre-de-Messei and Saires-la-Verrerie.

This page in French: Visitez Messei

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