Saint-Ellier-les-Bois tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Ellier-les-Bois: highlights and tourist information

Saint-Ellier-les-Bois is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 17 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Saint-Ellier-les-Bois is 183 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Alencon at 17 km and Sees at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Ellier-les-Bois, 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-Ellier-les-Bois. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


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Markets in and near Saint-Ellier-les-Bois

Local markets

  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (21km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (22km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (23km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (28km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (28km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (37km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Saint-Ellier-les-Bois, 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-Ellier-les-Bois and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei (16km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (6km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (26km); Domfront (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (10km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (18km)

Sites of natural beauty Signal d'Écouves (10km); Forêt d'Écouves (12km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (19km); Forêt de Perseigne (28km); Rochers des Parcs (51km)

Towns of Art and history Jublains (42km); Mayenne (45km); Evron (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Loup-du-Gast (39km); Saint-Fraimbault (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Ellier-les-Bois

Canton: Carrouges

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61320

Distance to Saint-Ellier-les-Bois

from Alencon (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 183 km

from Calais: 304 km

from Nice: 780 km

from Bordeaux: 411 km

from Strasbourg: 577 km

Getting here

Saint-Ellier-les-Bois 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-Ellier-les-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Saint-Ellier-les-Bois): Carrouges, Chahains, Ciral, Gandelain, La Roche-Mabile, Lalacelle, Livaie, Longuenoe, Rouperroux, Saint-Didier-sous-Ecouves and Saint-Martin-Des-Landes.

This page in French: Visitez Saint-Ellier-les-Bois