Briouze tourism and travel guide

Photo of Briouze in Orne

Visit Briouze: highlights and tourist information

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Briouze is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 45 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Briouze is 200 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 17 km and Domfront at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Briouze, 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 Briouze 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 Briouze

Markets in and near Briouze

Market days in Briouze: weekly market: Monday;

  • Briouze: market Monday (0km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (12km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (21km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (25km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (33km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (40km)

More information about Briouze, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Briouze, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (25km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (34km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (36km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (34km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Briouze

Canton: Briouze

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61220

Distance to Briouze

from Alencon (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 200 km

from Calais: 297 km

from Nice: 808 km

from Bordeaux: 430 km

from Strasbourg: 596 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellou-en-Houlme, Cramenil, Durcet, Faverolles, Le Menil-de-Briouze, Lignou, Pointel, Saint-Andre-de-Briouze, Saint-Hilaire-de-Briouze and Sainte-Opportune.

This page in French: Visiter Briouze