Saint-Jean-Des-Bois travel guide
Visit Saint-Jean-Des-Bois: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Vire at 15 km from Saint-Jean-Des-Bois
Location: Saint-Jean-Des-Bois is situated in the Orne department (Normandy region) in the north of France at 73 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Saint-Jean-Des-Bois is 231 km from Paris and 312 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Saint-Jean-Des-Bois: these include Vire at 15 km and Domfront at 18 km. Domfront is a listed recommended detour at 18 km and Saint-Fraimbault is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 27 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Saint-Jean-Des-Bois, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Saint-Jean-Des-Bois
Bagnoles de l'Orne 33km
Note that all distances from Saint-Jean-Des-Bois shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Saint-Jean-Des-Bois holidays and travel
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Markets near Saint-Jean-Des-Bois
- Sourdeval: market every Tuesday (9km)
- Vire: market every Friday (14km)
- Flers: market every Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
- Conde-sur-Noireau: market every Thursday (23km)
- Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market every Wednesday (27km)
- Brecey: market every Friday (28km)
- Briouze: market every Monday (31km)
- Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market every Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (33km)
- Villedieu-les-Poeles: market every Tuesday (34km)
- Gorron: market every Wednesday (35km)
Tourist attractions nearby
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-Jean-Des-Bois and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Saint-Jean-Des-Bois map below.
Recommended Detour Domfront (18km)
Remarkable Garden Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (48km)
Village D'etape Villedieu-les-Poeles (34km); Torigni-sur-Vire (37km); Ducey (38km); Villers-Bocage (41km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Saint-Fraimbault (27km); Domjean (34km); Saint-Loup-du-Gast (40km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique de Jurques (31km); Parc zoologique de Champrepus (41km)
Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-Des-Bois & Location Information
Distance to Saint-Jean-Des-Bois
from Alencon (local prefecture): 73 km
from Paris: 231 km
from Calais: 312 km
from Nice: 834 km
from Bordeaux: 432 km
from Strasbourg: 627 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 10 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Saint-Jean-Des-Bois): Beauchene, Chaulieu, Ger, Le Fresne-Poret, Le Menil-Ciboult, Saint-Christophe-de-Chaulieu, Saint-Cornier-Des-Landes, Tinchebray, Truttemer-le-Petit and Yvrandes.
Orne 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-Jean-Des-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Saint-Jean-Des-Bois