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Durcet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Durcet in Orne

Photo is of Bagnoles de l'Orne at 22 km from Durcet

Visit Durcet: highlights and tourist information

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Durcet is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 22 km and Domfront at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Durcet, 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 Durcet 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 22 km (direction south)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Domfront guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting monuments...

See Falaise guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Argentan guide
 
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Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Vire

Vire

at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Sees

Sees

at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sees guide
Caen

Caen

at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen is...

See Caen guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 49 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
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 50 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 50 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
Alencon

Alencon

at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alencon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Durcet

 
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Markets in and near Durcet

  • Briouze: market Monday (7km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (14km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (19km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (24km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (34km)
  • Vire: market Friday (34km)

Hotels near Durcet

More information about Durcet, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Durcet, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (18km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (41km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (43km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (45km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (51km)
  • Roches de Ham (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (40km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (35km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (42km)
  • Domjean (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Durcet is in the north of France at 52 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Durcet is 204 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Durcet

Canton: Athis-de-l'Orne

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61100

Distance to Durcet

from Alencon (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 204 km

from Calais: 295 km

from Nice: 815 km

from Bordeaux: 435 km

from Strasbourg: 601 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 Durcet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Briouze, Cramenil, Echalou, La Carneille, Landigou, Les Tourailles, Notre-Dame-du-Rocher, Ronfeugerai, Sainte-Honorine-la-Guillaume and Sainte-Opportune.

This page in French: Visiter Durcet

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