Ecorches tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ecorches in Orne

Visit Ecorches: highlights and tourist information

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Ecorches is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 49 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Ecorches is 165 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 15 km and Argentan at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ecorches, 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 Ecorches 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 Ecorches

Markets in and near Ecorches

  • Trun: market Thursday (5km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (19km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (21km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (26km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (30km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (33km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (39km)

More information about Ecorches, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Ecorches, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (18km)
  • Sassy (23km)
  • Boutemont (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (35km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (36km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (41km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (48km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (49km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (50km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (29km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (39km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ecorches

Canton: Trun

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61160

Distance to Ecorches

from Alencon (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 165 km

from Calais: 264 km

from Nice: 795 km

from Bordeaux: 451 km

from Strasbourg: 562 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champosoult, Coudehard, Le Renouard, Les Champeaux, Louvieres-en-Auge, Mont-Ormel, Montreuil-la-Cambe, Neauphe-sur-Dive, Saint-Gervais-Des-Sablons, Saint-Lambert-sur-Dive, Trun and Villedieu-les-Bailleul.

This page in French: Visiter Ecorches