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Chaumont tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Haras du Pin at 17 km from Chaumont

Visit Chaumont: highlights and tourist information

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Chaumont is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

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!

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Argentan guide
Sees

Sees

at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sees guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
 
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Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle surrounded by...

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

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

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

See Lisieux guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 38 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 39 km (direction south-east)

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche,...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

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

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

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

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Beuvron guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Alencon guide
Chateau de Harcourt

Chateau de Harcourt

Castle at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Harcourt in Eure is a medieval castle now restored...

See Chateau de Harcourt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chaumont

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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

What to do at Chaumont? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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