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La Ferriere-Bochard tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Ferriere-Bochard in Orne

Photo is of Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 4 km from La Ferriere-Bochard

Visit La Ferriere-Bochard: highlights and tourist information

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La Ferriere-Bochard is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei at 4 km and Les Jardins de la Mansoniere at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Ferriere-Bochard, 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 Ferriere-Bochard in Normandy.

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 4 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Alencon guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 15 km (direction south-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
 
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Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction, but...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Sees

Sees

at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sees guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 34 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Argentan guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide
Evron

Evron

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

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in...

See Evron guide
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of Sainte-Suzanne...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Ferriere-Bochard

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Markets in and near La Ferriere-Bochard

  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (15km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (20km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (26km)
  • Sille-le-Guillaume: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (30km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (31km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (32km)

More information about La Ferriere-Bochard, Normandy

Tourist attractions near La Ferriere-Bochard, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (7km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (16km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (16km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (21km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (41km)
  • Coulaines (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Ferriere-Bochard is in the north of France at 9 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: La Ferriere-Bochard is 182 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Ferriere-Bochard

Canton: Alençon 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61420

Distance to La Ferriere-Bochard

from Alencon (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 182 km

from Calais: 313 km

from Nice: 769 km

from Bordeaux: 400 km

from Strasbourg: 573 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 Ferriere-Bochard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champfremont, Conde-sur-Sarthe, Heloup, Lonrai, Mieuxce, Moulins-le-Carbonnel, Pace, Ravigny, Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei, Saint-Denis-sur-Sarthon and Saint-Pierre-Des-Nids.

This page in French: Visiter La Ferriere-Bochard

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