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Bocquence tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Haras du Pin at 26 km from Bocquence

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Bocquence 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 Bocquence in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 26 km and Chateau de Beaumesnil at 27 km.

Bocquence, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

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

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
Sees

Sees

at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sees guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
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Argentan

Argentan

at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Argentan guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

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

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

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

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

See Lisieux guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 43 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 Harcourt

Chateau de Harcourt

Castle at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Harcourt in Eure is a medieval castle now restored...

See Chateau de Harcourt guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 47 km (direction 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 47 km (direction 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
Le Bec-Hellouin

Le Bec-Hellouin

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Eure department

The village of Le-Bec-Hellouin is one of the prettiest in Normandy, and...

See Le Bec-Hellouin guide
Falaise

Falaise

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

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

See Falaise guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 53 km (direction south-west)

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

See Alencon guide

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Markets in and near Bocquence

  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (12km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (22km)
  • La Ferriere-sur-Risle: market Sunday (29km)
  • Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (30km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (32km)
  • Breteuil: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (33km)

More information about Bocquence, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Bocquence, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (38km)
  • Boutemont (43km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (43km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (44km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (47km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (44km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (45km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (21km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (30km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bocquence is in the north of France at 53 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Bocquence is 138 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bocquence

Canton: Ferté-Frênel

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61550

Distance to Bocquence

from Alencon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 138 km

from Calais: 255 km

from Nice: 773 km

from Bordeaux: 451 km

from Strasbourg: 535 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 Bocquence from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anceins, Heugon, La Ferte-Frenel, La Gonfriere, Notre-Dame-du-Hamel, Saint-Laurent-du-Tencement, Saint-Nicolas-Des-Laitiers, Touquettes and Villers-en-Ouche.

This page in French: Visiter Bocquence

 
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