Bailleul tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bailleul in Orne

Visit Bailleul: highlights and tourist information

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Bailleul is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 42 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Bailleul is 172 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 6 km and Haras du Pin at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bailleul, 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 Bailleul 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 Bailleul

Markets in and near Bailleul

  • Trun: market Thursday (5km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (25km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (25km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (29km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (31km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (35km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (39km)

More information about Bailleul, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Bailleul, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bailleul.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (22km)
  • Boutemont (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (28km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (29km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (36km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (48km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (49km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (51km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bailleul

Canton: Trun

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61160

Distance to Bailleul

from Alencon (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 172 km

from Calais: 274 km

from Nice: 796 km

from Bordeaux: 443 km

from Strasbourg: 569 km

Getting here

Bailleul 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 Bailleul from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubry-en-Exmes, Brieux, Coulonces, Gueprei, Merri, Montabard, Moulins-sur-Orne, Occagnes, Saint-Lambert-sur-Dive, Sevigny, Silly-en-Gouffern, Tournai-sur-Dive, Trun, Urou-et-Crennes and Villedieu-les-Bailleul.

This page in French: Visiter Bailleul