Saint-Andre-de-Messei tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Andre-de-Messei in Orne

Visit Saint-Andre-de-Messei: highlights and tourist information

Saint-Andre-de-Messei is situated in the Orne, Normandy region, in the north of France at 54 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Saint-Andre-de-Messei is 211 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 18 km and Lassay-les-Chateaux at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Andre-de-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 Saint-Andre-de-Messei. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


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

Markets in and near Saint-Andre-de-Messei

Local markets

  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (11km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (17km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (17km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Vire: market Friday (31km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (33km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)

More information about Saint-Andre-de-Messei & region

Tourist attractions to visit near Saint-Andre-de-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 Saint-Andre-de-Messei and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (31km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (32km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (39km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (46km) [Map]
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (57km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (24km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (40km) [Map]
  • Signal d'Écouves (44km) [Map]
  • Forêt d'Écouves (46km) [Map]
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (50km) [Map]
  • Roches de Ham (53km) [Map]
  • Source - Couesnon (58km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (44km) [Map]
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (50km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (27km) [Map]
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (35km) [Map]
  • Domjean (49km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (38km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Andre-de-Messei

Canton: Messei

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61440

Distance to Saint-Andre-de-Messei

from Alencon (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 303 km

from Nice: 816 km

from Bordeaux: 429 km

from Strasbourg: 608 km

Getting here

Saint-Andre-de-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 Saint-Andre-de-Messei from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Saint-Andre-de-Messei): Banvou, Bellou-en-Houlme, Echalou, Flers, La Chapelle-Au-Moine, La Coulonche, La Ferriere-Aux-Etangs, La Selle-la-Forge, Landigou, Le Chatellier, Messei and Saires-la-Verrerie.

This page in French: Visitez Saint-Andre-de-Messei