Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois tourism, attractions and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois on map of France

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).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 13 km and Sees at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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.

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois and location information

More information about Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois & region

Orne (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois

Local markets

  • 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.

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei (13km); Sainte-Suzanne (52km)

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)

Towns of Art and history Jublains (46km); Evron (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Loup-du-Gast (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois

Canton: Alençon 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61250

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

Getting here

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

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