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Photo is of Sees at 18 km from Fay

Visit Fay: highlights and tourist information

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Fay is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

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!

Sees

Sees

at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sees guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Argentan guide
 
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Belleme

Belleme

at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural...

See Belleme guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Alencon guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park...

See Le Perche guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle...

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Nogent-le-Rotrou

Nogent-le-Rotrou

at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 52 km (direction south-south-west), in the Sarthe department

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction,...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide

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Map of places to visit near Fay

 
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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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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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