Giel-Courteilles tourism and travel guide

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Visit Giel-Courteilles: highlights and tourist information

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Giel-Courteilles is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 43 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Giel-Courteilles is 187 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 13 km and Falaise at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Giel-Courteilles, 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 Giel-Courteilles 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 Giel-Courteilles

Markets in and near Giel-Courteilles

  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (14km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (15km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (19km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (23km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (27km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (31km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (32km)

More information about Giel-Courteilles, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Giel-Courteilles, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (26km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (25km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (29km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (31km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (52km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (48km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (48km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Giel-Courteilles

Canton: Putanges-Pont-Écrepin

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61210

Distance to Giel-Courteilles

from Alencon (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 187 km

from Calais: 284 km

from Nice: 803 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 584 km

Getting here

Giel-Courteilles 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 Giel-Courteilles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Batilly, Champcerie, Ecouche, Habloville, La Courbe, La Fresnaye-Au-Sauvage, Les Rotours, Menil-Jean, Montgaroult, Neuvy-Au-Houlme, Putanges-Pont-Ecrepin, Ri, Ronai, Sentilly and Serans.

This page in French: Visiter Giel-Courteilles