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Couterne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Couterne in Orne

Photo is of Bagnoles de l'Orne at 4 km from Couterne

Visit Couterne: highlights and tourist information

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Couterne is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

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!

Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Domfront guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is...

See Mayenne (town) guide
 
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Jublains

Jublains

at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Alencon guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Evron

Evron

at 40 km (direction south), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame,...

See Evron guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 41 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
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Sees

Sees

at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Sees guide

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

Map of places to visit near Couterne

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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

What to do at Couterne? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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