Location: 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).
Note: The photo above was taken in Alencon at 9 km from Saint-Nicolas-des-Bois
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Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Saint-Nicolas-des-Bois. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
For a longer visit popular choices include holiday apartments - we suggest holiday villages in 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)
Canton: Alençon 1er Canton
from Alencon (local prefecture): 9 km
from Paris: 176 km
from Calais: 303 km
from Nice: 772 km
from Bordeaux: 409 km
from Strasbourg: 569 km
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.
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-Nicolas-des-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Saint-Nicolas-des-Bois