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Joue-du-Plain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Joue-du-Plain in Orne

Photo is of Argentan at 10 km from Joue-du-Plain

Visit Joue-du-Plain: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 10 km and Haras du Pin at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Joue-du-Plain, 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-Plain in Normandy.

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

Argentan

Argentan

at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Sees

Sees

at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but...

See Sees guide
 
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Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Alencon guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

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

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

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

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Domfront guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 53 km (direction east-south-east)

There are several places of historic interest to discover...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide

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

Map of places to visit near Joue-du-Plain

 
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Markets in and near Joue-du-Plain

  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (18km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (20km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (21km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (24km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (24km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (33km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (36km)

More information about Joue-du-Plain, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Joue-du-Plain, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (15km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (10km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (19km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (21km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (35km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (38km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (48km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Joue-du-Plain is in the north of France at 33 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Joue-du-Plain is 182 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Joue-du-Plain

Canton: Écouché

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61150

Distance to Joue-du-Plain

from Alencon (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 182 km

from Calais: 288 km

from Nice: 794 km

from Bordeaux: 430 km

from Strasbourg: 578 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-Plain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avoine, Batilly, Bouce, Ecouche, Fleure, Fontenai-sur-Orne, Goulet, La Courbe, Louce, Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes, Saint-Ouen-sur-Maire, Sarceaux, Serans, Sevrai, Tanques and Vieux-Pont.

This page in French: Visiter Joue-du-Plain

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