Guerquesalles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Haras du Pin at 19 km from Guerquesalles

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Guerquesalles is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Guerquesalles in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 19 km and Argentan at 24 km.

Guerquesalles, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Argentan guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Calvados department

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in tribute to Saint-Therese,...

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux guide
 
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Falaise

Falaise

at 29 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

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

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d\'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

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

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

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Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Sees

Sees

at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Sees guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses and is...

See Beuvron guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle surrounded by park and gardens...

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Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer artisans and artists are brought...

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and there are also some...

See Houlgate guide
Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one of the longest and active...

See Cabourg guide

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Markets in and near Guerquesalles

  • Trun: market Thursday (15km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (22km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (27km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (28km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (30km)
  • Thiberville: market Monday (32km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Guerquesalles, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (23km)
  • Sassy (30km)
  • Boutemont (31km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (41km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (41km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (51km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (52km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (53km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (19km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Guerquesalles is in the north of France at 53 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Guerquesalles is 157 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Guerquesalles

Canton: Vimoutiers

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61120

Distance to Guerquesalles

from Alencon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 157 km

from Calais: 256 km

from Nice: 792 km

from Bordeaux: 456 km

from Strasbourg: 554 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 Guerquesalles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubry-le-Panthou, Camembert, Canapville, Champosoult, Crouttes, Fresnay-le-Samson, Les Champeaux, Neuville-sur-Touques, Orville, Pontchardon, Roiville, Ticheville and Vimoutiers.

This page in French: Visiter Guerquesalles