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Dompierre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dompierre in Orne

Photo is of Domfront at 8 km from Dompierre

Visit Dompierre: highlights and tourist information

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Dompierre is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront at 8 km and Bagnoles de l'Orne at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Dompierre, 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 Dompierre in Normandy.

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

Domfront

Domfront

at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Domfront guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Vire

Vire

at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route...

See Vire guide
 
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Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

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

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Falaise

Falaise

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

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several...

See Falaise guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 42 km (direction south), 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 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 53 km (direction east-south-east)

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best known as...

See Alencon guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but...

See Fougeres guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 58 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle,...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide

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

Map of places to visit near Dompierre

 
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Markets in and near Dompierre

  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (15km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (15km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (24km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Vire: market Friday (33km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (37km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (38km)

More information about Dompierre, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Dompierre, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (41km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (51km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (31km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (41km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (44km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (47km)
  • Source - Couesnon (52km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (52km)
  • Roches de Ham (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (20km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (28km)
  • Domjean (53km)
  • Juvigne (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Dompierre is in the north of France at 53 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Dompierre is 214 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dompierre

Canton: Messei

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61700

Distance to Dompierre

from Alencon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 214 km

from Calais: 310 km

from Nice: 814 km

from Bordeaux: 422 km

from Strasbourg: 610 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 Dompierre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Banvou, Champsecret, La Ferriere-Aux-Etangs, Le Chatellier, Saint-Bomer-les-Forges, Saint-Clair-de-Halouze and Saires-la-Verrerie.

This page in French: Visiter Dompierre

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