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Avernes-sous-Exmes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Haras du Pin at 7 km from Avernes-sous-Exmes

Visit Avernes-sous-Exmes: highlights and tourist information

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Avernes-sous-Exmes is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 7 km and Argentan at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Avernes-sous-Exmes, 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-sous-Exmes in Normandy.

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

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 7 km (direction south-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Argentan guide
Sees

Sees

at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sees guide
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
 
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Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Alencon guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

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

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 42 km (direction north-north-west), 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
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

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

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Beuvron guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 49 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

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Map of places to visit near Avernes-sous-Exmes

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Markets in and near Avernes-sous-Exmes

  • Trun: market Thursday (14km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (21km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (31km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (32km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (38km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Avernes-sous-Exmes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (46km)
  • Perche (61km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (30km)
  • Boutemont (44km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (58km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (29km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (29km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (43km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (60km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (61km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (30km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Avernes-sous-Exmes is in the north of France at 41 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Avernes-sous-Exmes is 157 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Avernes-sous-Exmes

Canton: Exmes

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61310

Distance to Avernes-sous-Exmes

from Alencon (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 157 km

from Calais: 268 km

from Nice: 784 km

from Bordeaux: 443 km

from Strasbourg: 554 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-sous-Exmes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courmenil, Croisilles, Exmes, Ginai, La Fresnaie-Fayel, Le Pin-Au-Haras, Mardilly, Menil-Hubert-en-Exmes, Mont-Ormel, Ommeel, Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere, Survie and Villebadin.

This page in French: Visiter Avernes-sous-Exmes

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