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Joue-du-Bois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Joue-du-Bois in Orne

Photo is of Bagnoles de l'Orne at 14 km from Joue-du-Bois

Visit Joue-du-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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Joue-du-Bois is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

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!

Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alencon guide
Sees

Sees

at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Sees guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Domfront guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is...

See Mayenne (town) guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

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

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide

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

Map of places to visit near Joue-du-Bois

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Joue-du-Bois, France

What to do at Joue-du-Bois? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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