La Fresnaie-Fayel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Haras du Pin at 11 km from La Fresnaie-Fayel

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La Fresnaie-Fayel is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to La Fresnaie-Fayel in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 11 km and Argentan at 20 km.

La Fresnaie-Fayel, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Argentan guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sees guide


at 31 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
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Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 35 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide


at 35 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux guide


at 38 km (direction north-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 38 km (direction north-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
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

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

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

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

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide


at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Alencon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 54 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

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Markets in and near La Fresnaie-Fayel

  • Trun: market Thursday (14km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (25km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (28km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (32km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (35km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (35km)

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Tourist attractions near La Fresnaie-Fayel, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (28km)
  • Boutemont (39km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (56km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (34km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (34km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (58km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (59km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (25km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (40km)

Geography and distances

La Fresnaie-Fayel is in the north of France at 45 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: La Fresnaie-Fayel is 156 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Fresnaie-Fayel

Canton: Gacé

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61230

Distance to La Fresnaie-Fayel

from Alencon (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 156 km

from Calais: 263 km

from Nice: 786 km

from Bordeaux: 448 km

from Strasbourg: 553 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 Fresnaie-Fayel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubry-le-Panthou, Avernes-sous-Exmes, Champosoult, Courmenil, Gace, Mardilly, Menil-Hubert-en-Exmes, Mont-Ormel, Neuville-sur-Touques, Ommeel, Resenlieu, Roiville, Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere, Survie and Villebadin.

This page in French: Visiter La Fresnaie-Fayel


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