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Ecouche tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Argentan at 8 km from Ecouche

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Visit Ecouche: highlights and tourist information

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Ecouche is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 36 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Ecouche is 182 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 8 km and Falaise at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ecouche, 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 Ecouche 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 Ecouche

Markets in and near Ecouche

  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (18km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (18km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (21km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (22km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (25km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (34km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (34km)

More information about Ecouche, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Ecouche, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (22km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (24km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (33km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (41km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (49km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ecouche

Canton: Écouché

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61150

Distance to Ecouche

from Alencon (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 182 km

from Calais: 286 km

from Nice: 796 km

from Bordeaux: 433 km

from Strasbourg: 578 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avoine, Batilly, Fleure, Fontenai-sur-Orne, Giel-Courteilles, Goulet, Joue-du-Plain, La Courbe, Louce, Montgaroult, Moulins-sur-Orne, Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes, Saint-Ouen-sur-Maire, Sentilly, Serans, Sevrai and Tanques.

This page in French: Visiter Ecouche

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