Bretoncelles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bretoncelles in Orne

Photo is of Le Perche at 8 km from Bretoncelles

Visit Bretoncelles: highlights and tourist information

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Bretoncelles 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 Bretoncelles in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Perche at 8 km and Nogent-le-Rotrou at 13 km.

Bretoncelles, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Perche

Le Perche

at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of opportunities to...

See Le Perche guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you can discover the castle and...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide


at 25 km (direction west)

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural Regional Park...

See Belleme guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Sarthe department

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of our favourite towns...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 44 km (direction east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Although most famous for its cathedral, you will also find plenty to explore elsewhere...

See Chartres guide
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Cathedral at 44 km (direction east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

The 13th century cathedral in Chartres is generally considered to be one of the...

See Chartres Cathedral guide


National Monument at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make Chateaudun an enjoyable...

See Chateaudun guide

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Map of places to visit near Bretoncelles


Markets in and near Bretoncelles

  • Remalard: market Monday (9km)
  • La Loupe: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (13km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Senonches: market Friday (18km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (25km)
  • Courville-sur-Eure: market Thursday (26km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (27km)
  • Brou: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Bretoncelles, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Bretoncelles, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (9km)
  • Le pré Catelan (30km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (25km)

Geography and distances

Bretoncelles is in the north of France at 59 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Bretoncelles is 117 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bretoncelles

Canton: Rémalard

Arrondissement: Mortagne-au-Perche

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61110

Distance to Bretoncelles

from Alencon (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 117 km

from Calais: 288 km

from Nice: 720 km

from Bordeaux: 415 km

from Strasbourg: 505 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 Bretoncelles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Conde-sur-Huisne, Condeau, Coulonges-les-Sablons, La Madeleine-Bouvet, Moutiers-Au-Perche, Saint-Germain-Des-Grois and Saint-Victor-de-Buthon.

This page in French: Visiter Bretoncelles