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Almeneches tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Haras du Pin at 5 km from Almeneches

Visit Almeneches: highlights and tourist information

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Almeneches is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 5 km and Argentan at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Almeneches, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Almeneches in Normandy.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 5 km (direction north-east)

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse training...

See Haras du Pin guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide
Sees

Sees

at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there are other...

See Sees guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 30 km (direction south)

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best known as...

See Alencon guide
 
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Falaise

Falaise

at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting monuments...

See Falaise guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park of...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the charming...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche,...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Sarthe department

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and the...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 49 km (direction south-east)

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural...

See Belleme guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in tribute...

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long...

See Lisieux guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Almeneches

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Markets in and near Almeneches

  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (11km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (17km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (30km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (32km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (35km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (36km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (37km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (38km)

More information about Almeneches, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Almeneches, France

What to do at Almeneches? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Almeneches.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (8km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (17km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (17km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (34km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (40km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Almeneches is in the north of France at 30 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Almeneches is 165 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Almeneches

Canton: Mortrée

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61570

Distance to Almeneches

from Alencon (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 165 km

from Calais: 280 km

from Nice: 782 km

from Bordeaux: 432 km

from Strasbourg: 561 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive in one of the cross-channel ferry ports with Caen being especially close, typically within an hours drive. For driving distances to Almeneches from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunou-le-Faucon, Boissei-la-Lande, La Cochere, Le Chateau-d'Almeneches, Le Pin-Au-Haras, Marcei and Medavy.

This page in French: Visiter Almeneches

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