Couterne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Couterne in Orne

Visit Couterne: highlights and tourist information

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Couterne is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 38 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Couterne is 206 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 4 km and Lassay-les-Chateaux at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Couterne, 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 Couterne 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 Couterne

Markets in and near Couterne

  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (5km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (9km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (21km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (21km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (28km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (37km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (38km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (39km)

More information about Couterne, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Couterne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (14km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (35km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (31km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (33km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (35km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (19km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (22km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Couterne

Canton: Ferté-Macé

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61410

Distance to Couterne

from Alencon (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 206 km

from Calais: 316 km

from Nice: 797 km

from Bordeaux: 409 km

from Strasbourg: 600 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antoigny, Bagnoles-de-l'Orne, Geneslay, Haleine, La Chapelle-d'Andaine, Madre, Mehoudin, Neuilly-le-Vendin, Saint-Julien-du-Terroux, Saint-Ouen-le-Brisoult, Sainte-Marie-du-Bois, Tesse-Froulay and Thuboeuf.

This page in French: Visiter Couterne