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Francheville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Francheville in Orne

Photo is of Argentan at 12 km from Francheville

Visit Francheville: highlights and tourist information

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Francheville is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

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!

Argentan

Argentan

at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Sees

Sees

at 17 km (direction east)

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but...

See Sees guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Alencon guide
 
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Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 28 km (direction south)

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden...

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

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

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 44 km (direction west)

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets...

See Domfront guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 46 km (direction east)

There are several places of historic interest to discover...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the...

See Jublains guide

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Map of places to visit near Francheville

 
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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

What to do at Francheville? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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