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Champsecret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Champsecret in Orne

Photo is of Domfront at 7 km from Champsecret

Visit Champsecret: highlights and tourist information

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Champsecret is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront at 7 km and Bagnoles de l'Orne at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Champsecret, 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 Champsecret in Normandy.

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

Domfront

Domfront

at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Domfront guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 20 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
 
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Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit...

See Mayenne (town) guide
Vire

Vire

at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore...

See Vire guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 39 km (direction south), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alencon guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be...

See Fougeres guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide

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

Map of places to visit near Champsecret

 
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Markets in and near Champsecret

  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (15km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (17km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (27km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (34km)
  • Vire: market Friday (35km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (35km)

More information about Champsecret, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Champsecret, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (42km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (49km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (49km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (34km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (43km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (44km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (45km)
  • Source - Couesnon (50km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (17km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (25km)
  • Domjean (55km)
  • Juvigne (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Champsecret is in the north of France at 52 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Champsecret is 215 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Champsecret

Canton: Domfront

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61700

Distance to Champsecret

from Alencon (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 215 km

from Calais: 312 km

from Nice: 812 km

from Bordeaux: 419 km

from Strasbourg: 610 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 Champsecret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Banvou, Dompierre, La Ferriere-Aux-Etangs, Perrou and Saint-Bomer-les-Forges.

This page in French: Visiter Champsecret

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