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Geneslay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Geneslay in Orne

Photo is of Bagnoles de l'Orne at 6 km from Geneslay

Visit Geneslay: highlights and tourist information

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Geneslay is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

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!

Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 8 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Domfront guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit...

See Mayenne (town) guide
 
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Jublains

Jublains

at 28 km (direction south), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Evron

Evron

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

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in...

See Evron guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Alencon guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Geneslay

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Geneslay, France

What to do at Geneslay? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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