Geneslay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Geneslay: highlights and tourist information

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Geneslay is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 43 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Geneslay is 211 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 6 km and Lassay-les-Chateaux at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Geneslay, 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 Geneslay 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 Geneslay

Markets in and near Geneslay

  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (13km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (23km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (24km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (25km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (38km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Evron: market Thursday (40km)

More information about Geneslay, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Geneslay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (19km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (40km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (43km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (35km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (38km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (40km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (44km)
  • Source - Couesnon (48km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (16km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (16km)
  • Juvigne (51km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Geneslay

Canton: Juvigny-sous-Andaine

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61140

Distance to Geneslay

from Alencon (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 319 km

from Nice: 801 km

from Bordeaux: 409 km

from Strasbourg: 606 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagnoles-de-l'Orne, Beaulandais, Couterne, Haleine, Juvigny-sous-Andaine, La Chapelle-d'Andaine, Rennes-en-Grenouilles, Saint-Denis-de-Villenette, Saint-Julien-du-Terroux, Sainte-Marie-du-Bois, Sept-Forges, Tesse-Froulay and Thuboeuf.

This page in French: Visiter Geneslay