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Breel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Falaise at 17 km from Breel

Visit Breel: highlights and tourist information

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Breel is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 17 km and Argentan at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Breel, 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 Breel in Normandy.

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Argentan guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Domfront guide
 
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Vire

Vire

at 37 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Caen

Caen

at 41 km (direction east), in the Calvados department

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

See Caen guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Sees

Sees

at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sees guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

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

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots...

See Beuvron guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

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

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

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

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 54 km (direction south-east)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide

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

Map of places to visit near Breel

 
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Markets in and near Breel

  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (12km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (13km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (17km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (20km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (25km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (29km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Breel, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Breel, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (30km)
  • Sassy (34km)
  • Plantbessin (53km)
  • Boutemont (61km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (12km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (40km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (42km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (43km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (45km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (55km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (35km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Breel is in the north of France at 55 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Breel is 201 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Breel

Canton: Athis-de-l'Orne

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61100

Distance to Breel

from Alencon (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 201 km

from Calais: 287 km

from Nice: 818 km

from Bordeaux: 442 km

from Strasbourg: 598 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 Breel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cahan, Chenedouit, La Carneille, La Foret-Auvray, La Lande-Saint-Simeon, Le Detroit, Le Mesnil-Villement, Les IsLes Bardel, Menil-Hermei, Menil-Hubert-sur-Orne, Menil-Vin, Notre-Dame-du-Rocher, Rapilly, Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne, Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne, Sainte-Honorine-la-Guillaume, Segrie-Fontaine and Taillebois.

This page in French: Visiter Breel

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