Forges tourism and travel guide
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Forges is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 8 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Forges is 169 kilometres from Paris).
Forges, 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 Forges in Normandy.
Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!
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Map of places to visit near Forges
Markets in and near Forges
- Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (8km)
- Sees: market Saturday (13km)
- Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (17km)
- Mamers: market Monday (25km)
- Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (25km)
- Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
- Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (30km)
- Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (32km)
- Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (34km)
- La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (36km)
More information about Forges, Normandy
Tourist attractions near Forges, France
Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Forges.
Most beautiful villages in France
(see also beautiful French villages)
- Carrouges Chateau (21km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)
- Argentan (29km)
Regional Natural Parcs
- Normandie-Maine (25km)
- Sassy (20km)
Sites of natural beauty
- Forêt d'Écouves (7km)
- Signal d'Écouves (8km)
- Forêt de Perseigne (14km)
- Mont du Haut-Fourché (21km)
Towns of Art and history
(recommended place to break a long journey)
- Tourouvre (41km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Forges
from Alencon (prefecture): 8 km
from Paris: 169 km
from Calais: 300 km
from Nice: 766 km
from Bordeaux: 410 km
from Strasbourg: 562 km
Forges 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 Forges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chenay, Colombiers, Larre, Lonrai, Menil-Erreux, Montigny, Radon, Saint-Gervais-du-Perron, Semalle, Valframbert and Vingt-Hanaps.
This page in French: Visiter Forges