Saint-Patrice-du-Desert tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Patrice-du-Desert in Orne

Visit Saint-Patrice-du-Desert: highlights and tourist information

Saint-Patrice-du-Desert is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 32 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Saint-Patrice-du-Desert is 198 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lassay-les-Chateaux at 18 km and Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Patrice-du-Desert, 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-Patrice-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

Markets in and near Saint-Patrice-du-Desert

Local markets

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (7km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (18km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (22km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (31km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (35km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (35km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (37km)

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

Tourist attractions to visit near Saint-Patrice-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-Patrice-du-Desert and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (11km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (8km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (27km) [Map]
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (55km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (25km) [Map]
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (27km) [Map]
  • Forêt d'Écouves (27km) [Map]
  • Rochers des Parcs (43km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Perseigne (43km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (27km) [Map]
  • Saint-Fraimbault (30km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Patrice-du-Desert

Canton: Carrouges

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61600

Distance to Saint-Patrice-du-Desert

from Alencon (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 198 km

from Calais: 309 km

from Nice: 793 km

from Bordeaux: 412 km

from Strasbourg: 592 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Saint-Patrice-du-Desert): Antoigny, Joue-du-Bois, La Ferte-Mace, La Motte-Fouquet, La Pallu, Magny-le-Desert, Neuilly-le-Vendin and Saint-Ouen-le-Brisoult.

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