Joue-du-Bois tourism and travel guide

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Visit Joue-du-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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Joue-du-Bois is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 29 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Joue-du-Bois is 192 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 14 km and Argentan at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Joue-du-Bois, 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 Joue-du-Bois 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 Joue-du-Bois

Markets in and near Joue-du-Bois

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (9km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (16km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (26km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (29km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (30km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (35km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (35km)

More information about Joue-du-Bois, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Joue-du-Bois, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (6km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (10km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (20km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (22km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (28km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (40km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (34km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Joue-du-Bois

Canton: Carrouges

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61320

Distance to Joue-du-Bois

from Alencon (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 192 km

from Calais: 303 km

from Nice: 792 km

from Bordeaux: 417 km

from Strasbourg: 587 km

Getting here

Joue-du-Bois 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 Joue-du-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvain, La Chaux, La Motte-Fouquet, Le Champ-de-la-Pierre, Lignieres-Orgeres, Saint-Georges-d'Annebecq, Saint-Martin-l'Aiguillon, Saint-Patrice-du-Desert and Sainte-Marie-la-Robert.

This page in French: Visiter Joue-du-Bois