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Avrilly tourism and travel guide

Photo of Avrilly in Orne

Photo is of Domfront at 6 km from Avrilly

Visit Avrilly: highlights and tourist information

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Avrilly is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront at 6 km and Bagnoles de l'Orne at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Avrilly, 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 Avrilly in Normandy.

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



at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Domfront guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 14 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 25 km (direction south), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is...

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins...

See Jublains guide


at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre...

See Evron guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main...

See Fougeres guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Argentan guide


at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Avrilly


Markets in and near Avrilly

  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (20km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (25km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (26km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (33km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (35km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (35km)

More information about Avrilly, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Avrilly, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (40km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Couesnon (41km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (43km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (44km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (44km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (45km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (54km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (9km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (17km)
  • Juvigne (46km)

Geography and distances

Avrilly is in the north of France at 54 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Avrilly is 220 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Avrilly

Canton: Domfront

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61700

Distance to Avrilly

from Alencon (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 220 km

from Calais: 321 km

from Nice: 811 km

from Bordeaux: 412 km

from Strasbourg: 615 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 Avrilly from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulandais, Ceauce, Domfront, La Baroche-sous-Luce, Lore, Luce, Perrou, Saint-Brice, Saint-Denis-de-Villenette, Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais and Sept-Forges.

This page in French: Visiter Avrilly

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