Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere in Orne

Visit Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere: highlights and tourist information

Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere is situated in the Orne, Normandy region, in the north of France at 45 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere is 158 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 18 km and Sees at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere, 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-Pierre-la-Riviere in Normandy. 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-Pierre-la-Riviere

Markets in and near Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere

Local markets

  • Trun: market Thursday (12km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (25km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (27km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (29km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (33km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (36km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (37km)

More information about Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere, Normandy

Tourist attractions to visit near Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere, 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-Pierre-la-Riviere and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (39km) [Map]
  • Abbey of Bec-Hellouin (59km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (48km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (57km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (22km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (27km) [Map]
  • Boutemont (40km) [Map]
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (58km) [Map]
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (62km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (33km) [Map]
  • Signal d'Écouves (33km) [Map]
  • Prairie (Caen) (56km) [Map]
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (57km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (27km) [Map]

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (43km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (41km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere

Canton: Exmes

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61310

Distance to Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere

from Alencon (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 158 km

from Calais: 264 km

from Nice: 787 km

from Bordeaux: 447 km

from Strasbourg: 555 km

Getting here

Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere 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-Pierre-la-Riviere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere): Aubry-le-Panthou, Avernes-sous-Exmes, Chambois, Champosoult, Coudehard, Courmenil, La Fresnaie-Fayel, Menil-Hubert-en-Exmes, Mont-Ormel, Ommeel, Roiville, Survie and Villebadin.

This page in French: Visitez Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere