Echauffour tourism and travel guide

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Visit Echauffour: highlights and tourist information

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

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Echauffour

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Echauffour 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 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