Saint-Maurice-du-Desert tourism, attractions and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Maurice-du-Desert: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Saint-Maurice-du-Desert on map of France

Saint-Maurice-du-Desert is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 41 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Saint-Maurice-du-Desert is 203 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront at 19 km and Lassay-les-Chateaux at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Maurice-du-Desert, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Saint-Maurice-du-Desert. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Maurice-du-Desert and location information

More information about Saint-Maurice-du-Desert & region

Orne (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Saint-Maurice-du-Desert

Local markets

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (3km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (6km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (10km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (29km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (30km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (35km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (38km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (38km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Saint-Maurice-du-Desert, 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-Maurice-du-Desert 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 (36km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Domfront (19km); Argentan (31km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (18km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (30km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (48km); Parc et jardin de Clivoy (56km)

Sites of natural beauty Signal d'Écouves (32km); Rochers des Parcs (34km); Forêt d'Écouves (34km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (37km)

Towns of Art and history Mayenne (37km); Jublains (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Fraimbault (27km); Saint-Loup-du-Gast (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (51km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maurice-du-Desert

Canton: Ferté-Macé

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61600

Distance to Saint-Maurice-du-Desert

from Alencon (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 203 km

from Calais: 306 km

from Nice: 803 km

from Bordeaux: 420 km

from Strasbourg: 598 km

Getting here

Saint-Maurice-du-Desert 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-Maurice-du-Desert from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found 9 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Saint-Maurice-du-Desert): Bagnoles-de-l'Orne, Beauvain, La Coulonche, La Ferte-Mace, La Sauvagere, Le Grais, Lonlay-le-Tesson, Magny-le-Desert and Saint-Michel-Des-Andaines.

This page in French: Visitez Saint-Maurice-du-Desert

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