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Fontenai-les-Louvets tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fontenai-les-Louvets in Orne

Photo is of Alencon at 13 km from Fontenai-les-Louvets

Visit Fontenai-les-Louvets: highlights and tourist information

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Fontenai-les-Louvets is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Alencon at 13 km and Sees at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Fontenai-les-Louvets, 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 Fontenai-les-Louvets in Normandy.

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



at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Alencon guide


at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sees guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Argentan guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide


at 27 km (direction south), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 37 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 41 km (direction east)

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche,...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Belleme guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fontenai-les-Louvets


Markets in and near Fontenai-les-Louvets

  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (16km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (26km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (27km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (27km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (28km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (30km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (33km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (34km)

Hotels near Fontenai-les-Louvets

More information about Fontenai-les-Louvets, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Fontenai-les-Louvets, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (12km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (16km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (4km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (6km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (20km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (23km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (46km)

Geography and distances

Fontenai-les-Louvets is in the north of France at 13 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Fontenai-les-Louvets is 177 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontenai-les-Louvets

Canton: Carrouges

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61420

Distance to Fontenai-les-Louvets

from Alencon (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 177 km

from Calais: 301 km

from Nice: 775 km

from Bordeaux: 413 km

from Strasbourg: 571 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 Fontenai-les-Louvets from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Ferriere-Bechet, La Lande-de-Goult, La Roche-Mabile, Livaie, Longuenoe, Rouperroux, Saint-Didier-sous-Ecouves, Saint-Nicolas-Des-Bois and Tanville.

This page in French: Visiter Fontenai-les-Louvets

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