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La Chaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Chaux: highlights and tourist information

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La Chaux is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 33 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: La Chaux is 193 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 14 km and Argentan at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Chaux, 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 La Chaux in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near La Chaux


Markets in and near La Chaux

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (8km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (13km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (29km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (32km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (32km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (32km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (33km)

More information about La Chaux, Normandy

Tourist attractions near La Chaux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (9km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (14km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (23km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (25km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (32km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (37km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (35km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (57km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chaux

Canton: Carrouges

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61600

Distance to La Chaux

from Alencon (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 193 km

from Calais: 301 km

from Nice: 795 km

from Bordeaux: 420 km

from Strasbourg: 589 km

Getting here

La Chaux 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 La Chaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvain, Joue-du-Bois, La Motte-Fouquet, Le Champ-de-la-Pierre, Le Grais, Magny-le-Desert, Ranes, Saint-Georges-d'Annebecq and Saint-Martin-l'Aiguillon.

This page in French: Visiter La Chaux

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