La Foret-Auvray tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Foret-Auvray: highlights and tourist information

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La Foret-Auvray is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 53 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: La Foret-Auvray is 197 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 14 km and Argentan at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Foret-Auvray, 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 Foret-Auvray in Normandy.

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


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Map of places to visit near La Foret-Auvray

Markets in and near La Foret-Auvray

  • Briouze: market Monday (13km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (14km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (16km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (25km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (28km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (32km)

More information about La Foret-Auvray, Normandy

Tourist attractions near La Foret-Auvray, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (27km)
  • Sassy (30km)
  • Plantbessin (55km)
  • Boutemont (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (14km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (40km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (40km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (42km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (42km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Foret-Auvray

Canton: Putanges-Pont-Écrepin

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61210

Distance to La Foret-Auvray

from Alencon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 197 km

from Calais: 285 km

from Nice: 815 km

from Bordeaux: 442 km

from Strasbourg: 594 km

Getting here

La Foret-Auvray 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 Foret-Auvray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breel, Chenedouit, Fourneaux-le-Val, Le Mesnil-Villement, Les IsLes Bardel, Les Rotours, Menil-Hermei, Menil-Hubert-sur-Orne, Menil-Vin, Notre-Dame-du-Rocher, Rabodanges, Rapilly, Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne, Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne, Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne, Sainte-Honorine-la-Guillaume and Segrie-Fontaine.

This page in French: Visiter La Foret-Auvray