Saint-Germain-le-Vieux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Germain-le-Vieux: highlights and tourist information

Saint-Germain-le-Vieux is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 26 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Saint-Germain-le-Vieux is 152 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mortagne-au-Perche at 20 km and Alencon at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Germain-le-Vieux, 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-Germain-le-Vieux. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

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Markets in and near Saint-Germain-le-Vieux

Local markets

  • Sees: market Saturday (10km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (20km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (25km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (26km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (29km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (33km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (33km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Saint-Germain-le-Vieux, 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-Germain-le-Vieux and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei (37km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (29km); Nogent-le-Rotrou (49km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (42km); Perche (42km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (23km); Jardin de la petite Rochelle (39km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (51km)

Sites of natural beauty Forêt d'Écouves (20km); Signal d'Écouves (22km); Forêt de Perseigne (23km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (40km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Tourouvre (25km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-le-Vieux

Canton: Courtomer

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61390

Distance to Saint-Germain-le-Vieux

from Alencon (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 152 km

from Calais: 282 km

from Nice: 764 km

from Bordeaux: 425 km

from Strasbourg: 547 km

Getting here

Saint-Germain-le-Vieux 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-Germain-le-Vieux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Saint-Germain-le-Vieux): Boitron, Brullemail, Courtomer, Ferrieres-la-Verrerie, Gapree, Le Chalange, Le Menil-Guyon, Le Plantis, Montchevrel, Saint-Leonard-Des-Parcs, Tellieres-le-Plessis and Tremont.

This page in French: Visitez Saint-Germain-le-Vieux