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Fontenai-sur-Orne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fontenai-sur-Orne in Orne

Photo is of Argentan at 5 km from Fontenai-sur-Orne

Visit Fontenai-sur-Orne: highlights and tourist information

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Fontenai-sur-Orne is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 35 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Fontenai-sur-Orne is 178 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 5 km and Haras du Pin at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontenai-sur-Orne, 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-sur-Orne 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 Fontenai-sur-Orne


Markets in and near Fontenai-sur-Orne

  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (15km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (22km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (22km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (22km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (26km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (31km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (33km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (34km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)

More information about Fontenai-sur-Orne, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Fontenai-sur-Orne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (9km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (29km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (21km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (22km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (36km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (41km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (42km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (48km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (53km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontenai-sur-Orne

Canton: Argentan-Ouest

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61200

Distance to Fontenai-sur-Orne

from Alencon (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 178 km

from Calais: 283 km

from Nice: 793 km

from Bordeaux: 434 km

from Strasbourg: 574 km

Getting here

Fontenai-sur-Orne 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 Fontenai-sur-Orne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argentan, Avoine, Ecouche, Fleure, Goulet, Joue-du-Plain, Louce, Montgaroult, Moulins-sur-Orne, Sarceaux, Sentilly, Serans, Sevrai, Tanques and Vrigny.

This page in French: Visiter Fontenai-sur-Orne

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