Domfront tourism and travel guide

Photo of Domfront in Orne

Visit Domfront: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the old town of Domfront

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Domfront. For detailed visitor information see the Domfront travel guide.

Domfront is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 57 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Domfront is 222 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Domfront include "recommended detour".

Popular places to visit nearby include Lassay-les-Chateaux at 20 km and Mayenne (town) at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Domfront, 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 Domfront 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 Domfront

Markets in and near Domfront

  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (21km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (24km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (30km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (32km)
  • Vire: market Friday (32km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Domfront, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Domfront, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Pellerine (43km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (44km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (49km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (61km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (38km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (38km)
  • Source - Couesnon (44km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (44km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (50km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (12km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (23km)
  • Juvigne (49km)
  • Domjean (52km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Domfront

Canton: Domfront

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61700

Distance to Domfront

from Alencon (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 222 km

from Calais: 318 km

from Nice: 816 km

from Bordeaux: 418 km

from Strasbourg: 617 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Domfront): Avrilly, La Baroche-sous-Luce, La Haute-Chapelle, Luce, Rouelle, Saint-Bomer-les-Forges, Saint-Brice, Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais and Torchamp.

This page in French: Visiter Domfront