Carrouges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Carrouges in Orne

Visit Carrouges: highlights and tourist information

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

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.

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Carrouges

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Carrouges 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 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