Montsecret tourism and travel guide
Visit Montsecret: highlights and tourist information
Montsecret is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 70 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Montsecret is 222 km from Paris).
Montsecret, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Montsecret. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Map of places to visit near Montsecret
More information about Montsecret & region
Markets in and near Montsecret
- Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
- Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (11km)
- Vire: market Friday (16km)
- Sourdeval: market Tuesday (20km)
- Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (25km)
- Briouze: market Monday (25km)
- Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (25km)
- Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (32km)
- Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (33km)
- La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (33km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Montsecret, 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 Montsecret and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (47km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Domfront (23km)
Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (48km)
Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (48km); Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (49km)
Remarkable gardens Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (48km); Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (60km)
Sites of natural beauty Rochers des Parcs (20km); Forêt de Saint-Sever (27km); Roches de Ham (37km); Forêt de Cerisy (46km); Prairie (Caen) (47km); Jardin des plantes de Caen (49km); Forêt de Fougères (57km)
Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Villers-Bocage (32km); Torigni-sur-Vire (35km); Villedieu-les-Poeles (40km); Ducey (49km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Domjean (34km); Saint-Fraimbault (35km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (23km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Montsecret
from Alencon (prefecture): 70 km
from Paris: 222 km
from Calais: 300 km
from Nice: 832 km
from Bordeaux: 440 km
from Strasbourg: 618 km
Montsecret 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 Montsecret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
We have found 12 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Montsecret): Bernieres-le-Patry, Caligny, Cerisy-Belle-Etoile, Clairefougere, Frenes, La Bazoque, La Lande-Patry, Landisacq, Moncy, Rully, Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont and Tinchebray.
This page in French: Visitez Montsecret