Location: 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).
Note: The photo above was taken in Domfront at 16 km from Messei
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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.
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).
For a longer visit popular choices include holiday apartments - we suggest holiday villages in 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.
National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (33km)
Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (34km)
Remarkable gardens Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (45km)
Sites of natural beauty Rochers des Parcs (23km); Forêt de Saint-Sever (39km); Roches de Ham (51km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (53km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Torigni-sur-Vire (48km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Fraimbault (28km); Saint-Loup-du-Gast (37km); Domjean (47km)
zoo or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (36km)
from Alencon (local prefecture): 56 km
from Paris: 212 km
from Calais: 302 km
from Nice: 819 km
from Bordeaux: 431 km
from Strasbourg: 609 km
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.
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 Messei from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Messei