Athis-de-l'Orne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Falaise at 24 km from Athis-de-l'Orne

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Athis-de-l'Orne is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Athis-de-l'Orne in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 24 km and Domfront at 27 km.

Athis-de-l'Orne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide


at 27 km (direction south-west)

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide


at 29 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
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at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Argentan guide


at 42 km (direction south), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen is...

See Caen guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

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

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide


at 54 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sees guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden set...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide


at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 58 km (direction south-east)

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

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Markets in and near Athis-de-l'Orne

  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (6km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (16km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (24km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (25km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (27km)
  • Vire: market Friday (28km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Athis-de-l'Orne, France

What to do at Athis-de-l'Orne? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Athis-de-l'Orne.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (36km)
  • Sassy (41km)
  • Plantbessin (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (11km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (40km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (41km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (43km)
  • Roches de Ham (46km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (49km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (51km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (32km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (39km)
  • Domjean (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (28km)

Geography and distances

Athis-de-l'Orne is in the north of France at 61 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Athis-de-l'Orne is 208 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Athis-de-l'Orne

Canton: Athis-de-l'Orne

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61430

Distance to Athis-de-l'Orne

from Alencon (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 208 km

from Calais: 291 km

from Nice: 823 km

from Bordeaux: 442 km

from Strasbourg: 605 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 Athis-de-l'Orne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubusson, Berjou, Cahan, Conde-sur-Noireau, La Carneille, La Lande-Saint-Simeon, Montilly-sur-Noireau, Ronfeugerai, Saint-Pierre-du-Regard, Sainte-Honorine-la-Chardonne and Taillebois.

This page in French: Visiter Athis-de-l'Orne


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