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Avernes-Saint-Gourgon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lisieux Basilica at 23 km from Avernes-Saint-Gourgon

Visit Avernes-Saint-Gourgon: highlights and tourist information

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Avernes-Saint-Gourgon is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lisieux Basilica at 23 km and Lisieux at 24 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!

Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

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

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

See Lisieux guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

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

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

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Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 30 km (direction east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle surrounded by...

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

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

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

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

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Argentan guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 38 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Beuvron guide
Sees

Sees

at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sees guide
Chateau de Harcourt

Chateau de Harcourt

Castle at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Harcourt in Eure is a medieval...

See Chateau de Harcourt guide
Le Bec-Hellouin

Le Bec-Hellouin

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

The village of Le-Bec-Hellouin is one of the prettiest in Normandy,...

See Le Bec-Hellouin guide
Pont-Audemer

Pont-Audemer

at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Eure department

The canals and rivers are the highlight in Pont Audemer, famous for...

See Pont-Audemer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Avernes-Saint-Gourgon

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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)

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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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