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Exmes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Haras du Pin at 3 km from Exmes

Visit Exmes: highlights and tourist information

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Exmes is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 3 km and Argentan at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Exmes, 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 Exmes in Normandy.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 3 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Argentan guide
Sees

Sees

at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Sees guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
 
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Alencon

Alencon

at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Alencon guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

There are several places of historic interest to discover...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 45 km (direction north-north-west), 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 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 45 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 48 km (direction south-south-west), 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...

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide

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

Map of places to visit near Exmes

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Markets in and near Exmes

  • Trun: market Thursday (14km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (17km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (33km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (37km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (38km)

More information about Exmes, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Exmes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (42km)
  • Perche (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (32km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (25km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (26km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (40km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (49km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (33km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Exmes is in the north of France at 37 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Exmes is 159 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Exmes

Canton: Exmes

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61310

Distance to Exmes

from Alencon (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 159 km

from Calais: 271 km

from Nice: 782 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 556 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 Exmes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avernes-sous-Exmes, Chambois, Courmenil, Croisilles, Fel, Ginai, La Cochere, Le Bourg-Saint-Leonard, Le Pin-Au-Haras, Nonant-le-Pin, Ommeel and Villebadin.

This page in French: Visiter Exmes

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