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Couvains tourism and travel guide

Photo of Couvains in Orne

Photo is of Chateau de Beaumesnil at 20 km from Couvains

Visit Couvains: highlights and tourist information

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Couvains is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Beaumesnil at 20 km and Haras du Pin at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Couvains, 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 Couvains in Normandy.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 20 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

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

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 38 km (direction south)

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Chateau de Harcourt

Chateau de Harcourt

Castle at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Harcourt in Eure is a medieval...

See Chateau de Harcourt guide
 
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Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

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

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

See Lisieux guide
Sees

Sees

at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sees guide
Le Bec-Hellouin

Le Bec-Hellouin

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Eure department

The village of Le-Bec-Hellouin is one of the prettiest in...

See Le Bec-Hellouin guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Argentan guide
Evreux

Evreux

at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

In Evreux it is the two religious monuments - the...

See Evreux guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 57 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Beuvron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Couvains

 
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Markets in and near Couvains

  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (10km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (19km)
  • La Ferriere-sur-Risle: market Sunday (21km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Breteuil: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Beaumont-le-Roger: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Verneuil-sur-Avre: market Saturday (30km)
  • Conches-en-Ouche: market Thursday (30km)

More information about Couvains, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Couvains, France

What to do at Couvains? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Couvains.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (39km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (41km)
  • Boutemont (43km)
  • Sassy (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (50km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (52km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (21km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Couvains is in the north of France at 59 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Couvains is 131 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Couvains

Canton: Ferté-Frênel

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61550

Distance to Couvains

from Alencon (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 131 km

from Calais: 250 km

from Nice: 771 km

from Bordeaux: 456 km

from Strasbourg: 528 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 Couvains from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anceins, Chambord, Gauville, Glos-la-Ferriere, La Ferte-Frenel, La Gonfriere, La Haye-Saint-Sylvestre, Melicourt, Mesnil-Rousset, Notre-Dame-du-Hamel and Saint-Nicolas-de-Sommaire.

This page in French: Visiter Couvains

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