Tanques tourism and travel guide
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Visit Tanques: highlights and tourist information
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).
Tanques, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Tanques. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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More information about Tanques & region
Markets in and near Tanques
- 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!
National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (15km)
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
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
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