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Carrouges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Carrouges in Orne

Photo is of Bagnoles de l'Orne at 21 km from Carrouges

Visit Carrouges: highlights and tourist information

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Carrouges is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 21 km and Les Jardins de la Mansoniere at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Carrouges, 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 Carrouges in Normandy.

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

Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Argentan guide
 
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Alencon

Alencon

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alencon guide
Sees

Sees

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Sees guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Sarthe department

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Domfront guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 43 km (direction south), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction,...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins...

See Jublains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Carrouges

 
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Markets in and near Carrouges

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (16km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (22km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (24km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (26km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (33km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (34km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)

More information about Carrouges, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Carrouges, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (1km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (10km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (16km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (13km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (16km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (24km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (34km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (38km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Carrouges is in the north of France at 23 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Carrouges is 186 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Carrouges

Canton: Carrouges

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61320

Distance to Carrouges

from Alencon (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 186 km

from Calais: 301 km

from Nice: 786 km

from Bordeaux: 416 km

from Strasbourg: 580 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 Carrouges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chahains, Le Champ-de-la-Pierre, Le Menil-Scelleur, Lignieres-Orgeres, Longuenoe, Rouperroux, Saint-Ellier-les-Bois, Saint-Martin-Des-Landes, Saint-Martin-l'Aiguillon and Saint-Sauveur-de-Carrouges.

This page in French: Visiter Carrouges

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