La Ferte-Frenel tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Ferte-Frenel: highlights and tourist information

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La Ferte-Frenel is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 55 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: La Ferte-Frenel is 135 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Beaumesnil at 24 km and Haras du Pin at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Ferte-Frenel, 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 Ferte-Frenel 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 Ferte-Frenel

Markets in and near La Ferte-Frenel

  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (11km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (21km)
  • La Ferriere-sur-Risle: market Sunday (26km)
  • Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Breteuil: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (30km)
  • Verneuil-sur-Avre: market Saturday (33km)
  • Beaumont-le-Roger: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)

More information about La Ferte-Frenel, Normandy

Tourist attractions near La Ferte-Frenel, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Ferte-Frenel.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (42km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (42km)
  • Boutemont (43km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (44km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (46km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (21km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (30km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Ferte-Frenel

Canton: Ferté-Frênel

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61550

Distance to La Ferte-Frenel

from Alencon (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 135 km

from Calais: 253 km

from Nice: 772 km

from Bordeaux: 453 km

from Strasbourg: 532 km

Getting here

La Ferte-Frenel 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 Ferte-Frenel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anceins, Bocquence, Couvains, Gauville, La Gonfriere, Mesnil-Rousset, Notre-Dame-du-Hamel, Saint-Laurent-du-Tencement and Villers-en-Ouche.

This page in French: Visiter La Ferte-Frenel