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Fay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fay: highlights and tourist information

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Fay is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 34 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Fay is 144 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sees at 18 km and Mortagne-au-Perche at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fay, 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 Fay 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 Fay


Markets in and near Fay

  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (18km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (18km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (19km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (34km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (34km)

More information about Fay, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Fay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (29km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (28km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (30km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (30km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (49km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (40km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (19km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fay

Canton: Moulins-la-Marche

Arrondissement: Mortagne-au-Perche

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61390

Distance to Fay

from Alencon (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 144 km

from Calais: 275 km

from Nice: 763 km

from Bordeaux: 431 km

from Strasbourg: 539 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brullemail, Courtomer, Ferrieres-la-Verrerie, Les Authieux-du-Puits, Maheru, Moulins-la-Marche, Planches, Saint-Agnan-sur-Sarthe, Saint-Aubin-de-Courteraie, Saint-Martin-Des-Pezerits and Tellieres-le-Plessis.

This page in French: Visiter Fay

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