Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois tourism and travel guide
Visit Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois: highlights and tourist information
Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 9 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois is 176 km from Paris).
Saint-Nicolas-Des-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-Nicolas-Des-Bois. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Map of places to visit near Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois
More information about Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois & region
Markets in and near Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois
- Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (8km)
- Sees: market Saturday (17km)
- Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (24km)
- Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (25km)
- Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (27km)
- Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
- La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (30km)
- Mamers: market Monday (30km)
- Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (31km)
- Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (33km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Saint-Nicolas-Des-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-Nicolas-Des-Bois and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (15km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (28km)
Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (18km)
Remarkable gardens Sassy (19km)
Sites of natural beauty Signal d'Écouves (6km); Forêt d'Écouves (7km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (17km); Forêt de Perseigne (20km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Loup-du-Gast (46km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois
from Alencon (prefecture): 9 km
from Paris: 176 km
from Calais: 303 km
from Nice: 772 km
from Bordeaux: 409 km
from Strasbourg: 569 km
Saint-Nicolas-Des-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-Nicolas-Des-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
We have 11 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois): Colombiers, Cuissai, Damigny, Fontenai-les-Louvets, La Roche-Mabile, Livaie, Lonrai, Pace, Ravigny, Saint-Denis-sur-Sarthon and Saint-Didier-sous-Ecouves.
This page in French: Visitez Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois