Banvou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Banvou in Orne

Visit Banvou: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Banvou is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 54 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Banvou is 214 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront at 10 km and Bagnoles de l'Orne at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Banvou, 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 Banvou 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 Banvou

Markets in and near Banvou

  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (15km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (17km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (21km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Vire: market Friday (31km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (37km)

More information about Banvou, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Banvou, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (42km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (50km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (28km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (39km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (45km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (50km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (54km)
  • Source - Couesnon (54km)
  • Roches de Ham (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (22km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (31km)
  • Domjean (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Banvou

Canton: Messei

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61450

Distance to Banvou

from Alencon (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 214 km

from Calais: 308 km

from Nice: 816 km

from Bordeaux: 425 km

from Strasbourg: 610 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champsecret, Dompierre, La Chapelle-Au-Moine, La Chapelle-Biche, La Ferriere-Aux-Etangs, Le Chatellier, Messei, Saint-Andre-de-Messei, Saint-Bomer-les-Forges, Saint-Clair-de-Halouze and Saires-la-Verrerie.

This page in French: Visiter Banvou