Tanques travel guide
Visit Tanques: Highlights and Tourist Information
Location: 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).
Note: The photo above was taken in Argentan at 8 km from Tanques
Photos taken within 10 km
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What to do? Selected places to visit and attractions close by
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.
Holidays and travel
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
For a longer visit popular choices include holiday apartments - we suggest holiday villages in France
Markets 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)
- Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (37km)
- Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (39km)
- Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (40km)
- Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (44km)
- Mamers: market Monday (50km)
- Orbec: market Wednesday (51km)
Map of places to visit near Tanques and location information
Tourist attractions to visit
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.
National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (15km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Argentan (8km)
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)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Loup-du-Gast (50km)
Distance to Tanques
from Alencon (local prefecture): 31 km
from Paris: 179 km
from Calais: 287 km
from Nice: 791 km
from Bordeaux: 430 km
from Strasbourg: 575 km
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.
Orne 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.
This page in French: Visitez Tanques