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Avernes-Saint-Gourgon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Avernes-Saint-Gourgon: highlights and tourist information

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Avernes-Saint-Gourgon is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 59 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Avernes-Saint-Gourgon is 149 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lisieux at 24 km and Haras du Pin at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Avernes-Saint-Gourgon, 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 Avernes-Saint-Gourgon 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 Avernes-Saint-Gourgon

Markets in and near Avernes-Saint-Gourgon

  • Orbec: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (24km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Thiberville: market Monday (24km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (27km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (32km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)

More information about Avernes-Saint-Gourgon, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Avernes-Saint-Gourgon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Boutemont (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (30km)
  • Sassy (38km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (43km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (48km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (48km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (55km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (11km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (27km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Avernes-Saint-Gourgon

Canton: Vimoutiers

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61470

Distance to Avernes-Saint-Gourgon

from Alencon (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 149 km

from Calais: 249 km

from Nice: 789 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 546 km

Getting here

Avernes-Saint-Gourgon 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 Avernes-Saint-Gourgon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Canapville, Cerqueux, Familly, Le Bosc-Renoult, Le Sap, Les Moutiers-Hubert, Meulles, Monnai, Notre-Dame-de-Courson, Orville, Pontchardon, Preaux-Saint-Sebastien, Saint-Aubin-de-Bonneval, Saint-Germain-d'Aunay and Ticheville.

This page in French: Visiter Avernes-Saint-Gourgon

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