Berjou tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Falaise at 22 km from Berjou

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Berjou is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Berjou in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 22 km and Vire at 30 km.

Berjou, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 22 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide


at 30 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des Gorges de...

See Vire guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Domfront guide
Bagnoles de l\'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Argentan guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen is a very...

See Caen guide


at 46 km (direction south), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide


at 48 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

The medieval Chateau de Creully is the highlight in Creully...

See Creully guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Beuvron guide


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

Best known for its world-famous tapestry, Bayeux also has an imposing cathedral...

See Bayeux guide
Les Jardins du Pays d\'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Cambremer guide


at 55 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sees guide

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Markets in and near Berjou

  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (5km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (19km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (21km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (22km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Vire: market Friday (30km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (31km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (33km)

More information about Berjou, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Berjou, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (33km)
  • Sassy (41km)
  • Plantbessin (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (7km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (37km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (38km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (41km)
  • Roches de Ham (46km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (46km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (48km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (50km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (29km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (43km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (26km)

Geography and distances

Berjou is in the north of France at 63 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Berjou is 207 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Berjou

Canton: Athis-de-l'Orne

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61430

Distance to Berjou

from Alencon (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 207 km

from Calais: 287 km

from Nice: 825 km

from Bordeaux: 446 km

from Strasbourg: 604 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 Berjou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Athis-de-l'Orne, Cahan, Conde-sur-Noireau, Cossesseville, La Lande-Saint-Simeon, Le Bo, Menil-Hubert-sur-Orne, Pont-d'Ouilly, Proussy, Saint-Denis-de-Mere, Saint-Pierre-du-Regard, Sainte-Honorine-la-Chardonne, Segrie-Fontaine and Taillebois.

This page in French: Visiter Berjou