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Chahains tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Les Jardins de la Mansoniere at 21 km from Chahains

Visit Chahains: highlights and tourist information

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Chahains is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins de la Mansoniere at 21 km and Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chahains, 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 Chahains in Normandy.

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 21 km (direction south-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 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon,...

See Alencon guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Argentan guide
 
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Sees

Sees

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Sees guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

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

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Falaise

Falaise

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

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

See Falaise guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Domfront guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

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

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 42 km (direction south), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide

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Map of places to visit near Chahains

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Markets in and near Chahains

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (18km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (21km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (24km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (27km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (33km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (33km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (35km)

More information about Chahains, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Chahains, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (3km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (11km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (15km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (11km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (13km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (23km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (32km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (40km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chahains is in the north of France at 21 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Chahains is 184 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chahains

Canton: Carrouges

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61320

Distance to Chahains

from Alencon (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 184 km

from Calais: 301 km

from Nice: 784 km

from Bordeaux: 416 km

from Strasbourg: 578 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 Chahains from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Carrouges, La Lande-de-Goult, Le Menil-Scelleur, Livaie, Longuenoe, Rouperroux, Saint-Didier-sous-Ecouves, Saint-Ellier-les-Bois, Saint-Martin-Des-Landes, Saint-Martin-l'Aiguillon and Saint-Sauveur-de-Carrouges.

This page in French: Visiter Chahains

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