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Tanques tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Tanques in Orne

Photo is of Argentan at 8 km from Tanques

Visit Tanques: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Tanques on map of France

Tanques is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 31 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Tanques is 179 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sees at 20 km and Falaise at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tanques, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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

photo of Argentan
Argentan 8km
photo of Falaise
Falaise 25km
photo of Bagnoles de l'Orne
Bagnoles de l'Orne 30km
photo of Alencon
Alencon 31km
photo of Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei 34km
photo of Lassay-les-Chateaux
Lassay-les-Chateaux 42km
photo of Domfront
Domfront 43km
photo of Fresnay-sur-Sarthe
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe 45km
photo of Mayenne
Mayenne 58km

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

Map of places to visit near Tanques and location information

Photos taken within 10 km

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More information about Tanques & region

Orne (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Tanques

Local markets

  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (19km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (20km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (22km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (24km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (25km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (31km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (37km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Tanques, 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 Tanques 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 (34km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (15km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (8km); Domfront (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (24km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (6km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (34km)

Sites of natural beauty Signal d'Écouves (17km); Forêt d'Écouves (19km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (37km); Rochers des Parcs (38km); Forêt de Perseigne (39km)

Towns of Art and history Orbec (51km); Mayenne (58km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Villers-Bocage (61km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Loup-du-Gast (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tanques

Canton: Écouché

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61150

Distance to Tanques

from Alencon (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 179 km

from Calais: 287 km

from Nice: 791 km

from Bordeaux: 430 km

from Strasbourg: 575 km

Getting here

Tanques 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 Tanques from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Tanques): Avoine, Bouce, Ecouche, Fleure, Fontenai-sur-Orne, Francheville, Goulet, Joue-du-Plain, Louce, Saint-Christophe-le-Jajolet, Sarceaux, Serans, Sevrai, Vieux-Pont and Vrigny.

This page in French: Visitez Tanques



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