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Ecouche tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Argentan at 8 km from Ecouche

Visit Ecouche: highlights and tourist information

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Ecouche is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

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!

Argentan

Argentan

at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 20 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Sees

Sees

at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sees guide
 
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Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 36 km (direction south-east)

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon,...

See Alencon guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled...

See Domfront guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Sarthe department

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle,...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 50 km (direction north-north-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 54 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide

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Map of places to visit near Ecouche

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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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