Sainte-Opportune tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sainte-Opportune: highlights and tourist information

Sainte-Opportune is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 51 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Sainte-Opportune is 203 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 23 km and Domfront at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sainte-Opportune, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Sainte-Opportune. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


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More information about Sainte-Opportune & region

Markets in and near Sainte-Opportune

Local markets

  • Briouze: market Monday (6km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (15km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (18km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (24km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (35km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (35km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Sainte-Opportune, 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 Sainte-Opportune and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei (48km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Domfront (24km); Argentan (29km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (32km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (32km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (37km)

Sites of natural beauty Rochers des Parcs (19km); Signal d'Écouves (39km); Forêt d'Écouves (42km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (50km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Villers-Bocage (41km); Torigni-sur-Vire (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Fraimbault (35km); Saint-Loup-du-Gast (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Opportune

Canton: Briouze

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61100

Distance to Sainte-Opportune

from Alencon (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 203 km

from Calais: 294 km

from Nice: 814 km

from Bordeaux: 434 km

from Strasbourg: 600 km

Getting here

Sainte-Opportune 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 Sainte-Opportune from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Sainte-Opportune): Bellou-en-Houlme, Briouze, Chenedouit, Cramenil, Durcet, Echalou, La Carneille, Landigou, Les Tourailles, Notre-Dame-du-Rocher, Pointel, Ronfeugerai and Sainte-Honorine-la-Guillaume.

This page in French: Visitez Sainte-Opportune