Francheville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Francheville in Orne

Visit Francheville: highlights and tourist information

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Francheville is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 25 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Francheville is 178 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 12 km and Sees at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Francheville, 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 Francheville 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 Francheville

Markets in and near Francheville

  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (17km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (23km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (24km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (24km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (31km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (36km)

More information about Francheville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Francheville, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Francheville.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (11km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (6km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (12km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (13km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (31km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (34km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (48km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Francheville

Canton: Mortrée

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61570

Distance to Francheville

from Alencon (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 178 km

from Calais: 291 km

from Nice: 786 km

from Bordeaux: 424 km

from Strasbourg: 573 km

Getting here

Francheville 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 Francheville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avoine, Bouce, La Belliere, Le Cercueil, Le Menil-Scelleur, Saint-Christophe-le-Jajolet, Saint-Sauveur-de-Carrouges, Tanques and Vrigny.

This page in French: Visiter Francheville