Anceins tourism and travel guide

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Visit Anceins: highlights and tourist information

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Anceins is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 57 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Anceins is 135 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Beaumesnil at 23 km and Haras du Pin at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Anceins, 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 Anceins in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Anceins

Markets in and near Anceins

  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (8km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (22km)
  • La Ferriere-sur-Risle: market Sunday (25km)
  • Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Breteuil: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Thiberville: market Monday (31km)
  • Beaumont-le-Roger: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (32km)

More information about Anceins, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Anceins, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Anceins.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (40km)
  • Boutemont (41km)
  • Sassy (42km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (43km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (48km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (49km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (19km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Anceins

Canton: Ferté-Frênel

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61550

Distance to Anceins

from Alencon (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 135 km

from Calais: 251 km

from Nice: 774 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 532 km

Getting here

Anceins is in the north of France. 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 Anceins from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bocquence, Couvains, Gauville, La Ferte-Frenel, La Gonfriere, Melicourt, Mesnil-Rousset, Notre-Dame-du-Hamel, Saint-Laurent-du-Tencement, Saint-Nicolas-Des-Laitiers, Verneusses and Villers-en-Ouche.

This page in French: Visiter Anceins