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La Ferte-Frenel tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Ferte-Frenel in Orne

Photo is of Chateau de Beaumesnil at 24 km from La Ferte-Frenel

Visit La Ferte-Frenel: highlights and tourist information

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La Ferte-Frenel is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

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!

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle surrounded by park...

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 36 km (direction south)

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche,...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Sees

Sees

at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sees guide
 
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Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in tribute...

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long...

See Lisieux guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Argentan guide
Chateau de Harcourt

Chateau de Harcourt

Castle at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Harcourt in Eure is a medieval castle now restored...

See Chateau de Harcourt guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Le Bec-Hellouin

Le Bec-Hellouin

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Eure department

The village of Le-Bec-Hellouin is one of the prettiest in Normandy, and...

See Le Bec-Hellouin guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden set...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Evreux

Evreux

at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

In Evreux it is the two religious monuments - the cathedral and...

See Evreux guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 53 km (direction south-south-east)

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of...

See Le Perche guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Ferte-Frenel

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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

What to do at La Ferte-Frenel? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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