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Chambois tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Haras du Pin at 8 km from Chambois

Visit Chambois: highlights and tourist information

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Chambois is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 8 km and Argentan at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chambois, 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 Chambois in Normandy.

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

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Argentan guide
Sees

Sees

at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sees guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
 
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Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in tribute...

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has...

See Lisieux guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Alencon guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of...

See Beuvron guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chambois

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Markets in and near Chambois

  • Trun: market Thursday (7km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (23km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (26km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (33km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (37km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (37km)

More information about Chambois, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Chambois, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (17km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (25km)
  • Boutemont (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (29km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (29km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (44km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (45km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (54km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (55km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (32km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chambois is in the north of France at 42 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Chambois is 164 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chambois

Canton: Trun

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61160

Distance to Chambois

from Alencon (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 164 km

from Calais: 269 km

from Nice: 790 km

from Bordeaux: 444 km

from Strasbourg: 561 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 Chambois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubry-en-Exmes, Coudehard, Exmes, Fel, Le Bourg-Saint-Leonard, Mont-Ormel, Neauphe-sur-Dive, Ommeel, Saint-Lambert-sur-Dive, Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere, Silly-en-Gouffern, Tournai-sur-Dive, Trun and Villebadin.

This page in French: Visiter Chambois

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