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Ecorches tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Haras du Pin at 15 km from Ecorches

Visit Ecorches: highlights and tourist information

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Ecorches is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

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!

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Argentan guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 21 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Sees

Sees

at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sees guide
 
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Cambremer

Cambremer

at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Calvados department

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Calvados department

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden set...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle surrounded by park...

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 49 km (direction south)

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

See Alencon guide
Caen

Caen

at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Caen guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer artisans and artists...

See Dives-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ecorches

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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

What to do at Ecorches? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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