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Echauffour tourism and travel guide

Photo of Echauffour in Orne

Photo is of Haras du Pin at 18 km from Echauffour

Visit Echauffour: highlights and tourist information

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Echauffour is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 18 km and Sees at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Echauffour, 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 Echauffour in Normandy.

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

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Sees

Sees

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sees guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Argentan guide
 
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Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle...

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Alencon guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the...

See Belleme guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long...

See Lisieux guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 48 km (direction south-east)

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park...

See Le Perche guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction south-west)

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 51 km (direction south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 52 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide

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

Map of places to visit near Echauffour

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Markets in and near Echauffour

  • Sees: market Saturday (22km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (25km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (27km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (29km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (31km)

More information about Echauffour, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Echauffour, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (48km)
  • Normandie-Maine (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (44km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (32km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (34km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (39km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (55km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (31km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Echauffour is in the north of France at 41 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Echauffour is 144 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Echauffour

Canton: Merlerault

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61370

Distance to Echauffour

from Alencon (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 144 km

from Calais: 267 km

from Nice: 770 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 540 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 Echauffour from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champ-Haut, Cisai-Saint-Aubin, Les Authieux-du-Puits, Ligneres, Orgeres, Planches and Saint-Pierre-Des-Loges.

This page in French: Visiter Echauffour

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