Messei tourism and travel guide
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).
Messei, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Messei. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Map of places to visit near Messei
More information about Messei & region
Markets in and near Messei
- 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.
National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (33km)
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
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
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