Courmenil tourism and travel guide

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Visit Courmenil: highlights and tourist information

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Courmenil is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 40 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Courmenil is 155 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 8 km and Argentan at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Courmenil, 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 Courmenil 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 Courmenil

Markets in and near Courmenil

  • Trun: market Thursday (17km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (20km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (33km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (35km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (35km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (36km)

More information about Courmenil, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Courmenil, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (47km)
  • Perche (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (33km)
  • Boutemont (45km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (55km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (29km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (30km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (41km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (62km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (30km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Courmenil

Canton: Exmes

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61310

Distance to Courmenil

from Alencon (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 155 km

from Calais: 268 km

from Nice: 781 km

from Bordeaux: 443 km

from Strasbourg: 551 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avernes-sous-Exmes, Coulmer, Croisilles, Exmes, Gace, Ginai, La Fresnaie-Fayel, Le Menil-Vicomte, Ligneres, Mardilly, Menil-Froger, Menil-Hubert-en-Exmes, Resenlieu, Saint-Evroult-de-Montfort and Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere.

This page in French: Visiter Courmenil