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La Coulonche tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bagnoles de l'Orne at 11 km from La Coulonche

Visit La Coulonche: highlights and tourist information

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La Coulonche is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 11 km and Domfront at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Coulonche, 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 Coulonche 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 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Domfront guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 24 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
 
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Argentan

Argentan

at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Vire

Vire

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route...

See Vire guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

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

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 44 km (direction south), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Sees

Sees

at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Sees guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon,...

See Alencon guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Coulonche

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Markets in and near La Coulonche

  • Briouze: market Monday (9km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (10km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (23km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (34km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (36km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (37km)

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Tourist attractions near La Coulonche, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (47km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (29km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (38km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (40km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (43km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (47km)
  • Source - Couesnon (58km)
  • Roches de Ham (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (25km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (31km)
  • Domjean (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Coulonche is in the north of France at 47 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: La Coulonche is 207 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Coulonche

Canton: Messei

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61220

Distance to La Coulonche

from Alencon (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 207 km

from Calais: 305 km

from Nice: 809 km

from Bordeaux: 424 km

from Strasbourg: 603 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 La Coulonche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellou-en-Houlme, La Ferriere-Aux-Etangs, La Sauvagere, Le Menil-de-Briouze, Saint-Andre-de-Messei, Saint-Maurice-du-Desert and Saires-la-Verrerie.

This page in French: Visiter La Coulonche

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