Sidebar Menu

Fontaine-les-Bassets tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fontaine-les-Bassets in Orne

Photo is of Argentan at 13 km from Fontaine-les-Bassets

Argentan hotels best prices

Visit Fontaine-les-Bassets: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Fontaine-les-Bassets is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 48 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Fontaine-les-Bassets is 172 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 13 km and Falaise at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Fontaine-les-Bassets, 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 Fontaine-les-Bassets 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 Fontaine-les-Bassets

Markets in and near Fontaine-les-Bassets

  • Trun: market Thursday (3km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (15km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (18km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (24km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (31km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (32km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (36km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (36km)

More information about Fontaine-les-Bassets, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Fontaine-les-Bassets, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (45km)
  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (62km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (15km)
  • Sassy (21km)
  • Boutemont (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (34km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (35km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (35km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (44km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (46km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (47km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontaine-les-Bassets

Canton: Trun

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61160

Distance to Fontaine-les-Bassets

from Alencon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 172 km

from Calais: 268 km

from Nice: 800 km

from Bordeaux: 449 km

from Strasbourg: 569 km

Getting here

Fontaine-les-Bassets 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 Fontaine-les-Bassets from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumais, Coulonces, Crocy, Gueprei, Le Marais-la-Chapelle, Les Moutiers-en-Auge, Louvieres-en-Auge, Merri, Montabard, Montreuil-la-Cambe, Ommoy, Saint-Gervais-Des-Sablons, Saint-Lambert-sur-Dive, Tournai-sur-Dive, Trun and Villedieu-les-Bailleul.

This page in French: Visiter Fontaine-les-Bassets

Back To Top