Chaumont tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chaumont in Orne

Visit Chaumont: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Chaumont is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 48 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Chaumont is 148 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 17 km and Argentan at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chaumont, 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 Chaumont 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 Chaumont

Markets in and near Chaumont

  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (21km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (28km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (33km)
  • Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Thiberville: market Monday (35km)

More information about Chaumont, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Chaumont, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chaumont.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (34km)
  • Boutemont (39km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (51km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (54km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (38km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (38km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (22km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (39km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaumont

Canton: Gacé

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61230

Distance to Chaumont

from Alencon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 148 km

from Calais: 259 km

from Nice: 781 km

from Bordeaux: 450 km

from Strasbourg: 545 km

Getting here

Chaumont 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 Chaumont from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gace, Heugon, La Trinite-Des-Laitiers, Le Sap-Andre, Mardilly, Neuville-sur-Touques, Resenlieu and Saint-Evroult-de-Montfort.

This page in French: Visiter Chaumont