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Gauville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Beaumesnil at 24 km from Gauville

Visit Gauville: highlights and tourist information

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Gauville is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Beaumesnil at 24 km and Haras du Pin at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gauville, 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 Gauville in Normandy.

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

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle...

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Sees

Sees

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sees guide
 
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Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built...

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Chateau de Harcourt

Chateau de Harcourt

Castle at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Harcourt in Eure is a medieval...

See Chateau de Harcourt guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

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

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long...

See Lisieux guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Argentan guide
Le Bec-Hellouin

Le Bec-Hellouin

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Eure department

The village of Le-Bec-Hellouin is one of the prettiest...

See Le Bec-Hellouin guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Evreux

Evreux

at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

In Evreux it is the two religious monuments - the cathedral and...

See Evreux guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 51 km (direction south-south-east)

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots...

See Le Perche guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide

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

Map of places to visit near Gauville

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Markets in and near Gauville

  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (13km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (17km)
  • La Ferriere-sur-Risle: market Sunday (24km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Breteuil: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (27km)
  • Verneuil-sur-Avre: market Saturday (29km)
  • Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Conches-en-Ouche: market Thursday (32km)

More information about Gauville, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Gauville, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (42km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (44km)
  • Sassy (44km)
  • Boutemont (46km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (48km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (49km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (24km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (27km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gauville is in the north of France at 56 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Gauville is 131 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gauville

Canton: Ferté-Frênel

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61550

Distance to Gauville

from Alencon (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 131 km

from Calais: 253 km

from Nice: 768 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 528 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 Gauville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anceins, Couvains, Glos-la-Ferriere, La Ferte-Frenel, La Gonfriere and Saint-Nicolas-de-Sommaire.

This page in French: Visiter Gauville

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