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 Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 16 km and Alencon at 17 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