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La Gonfriere tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Gonfriere in Orne

Photo is of Haras du Pin at 27 km from La Gonfriere

Visit La Gonfriere: highlights and tourist information

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La Gonfriere is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 27 km and Chateau de Beaumesnil at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Gonfriere, 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 Gonfriere in Normandy.

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

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

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

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 33 km (direction south)

There are several places of historic interest to discover...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Sees

Sees

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sees guide
 
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Argentan

Argentan

at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Argentan guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux guide
Chateau de Harcourt

Chateau de Harcourt

Castle at 45 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 46 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 49 km (direction south)

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within...

See Belleme guide
Le Bec-Hellouin

Le Bec-Hellouin

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Eure department

The village of Le-Bec-Hellouin is one of the prettiest...

See Le Bec-Hellouin guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 50 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
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 51 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Perche guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Gonfriere

 
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Markets in and near La Gonfriere

  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (19km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (27km)
  • La Ferriere-sur-Risle: market Sunday (28km)
  • Breteuil: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Verneuil-sur-Avre: market Saturday (33km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (33km)

Hotels near La Gonfriere

More information about La Gonfriere, Normandy

Tourist attractions near La Gonfriere, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (39km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (45km)
  • Boutemont (45km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (46km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (47km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (44km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (45km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (24km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (27km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Gonfriere is in the north of France at 52 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: La Gonfriere is 136 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Gonfriere

Canton: Ferté-Frênel

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61550

Distance to La Gonfriere

from Alencon (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 136 km

from Calais: 257 km

from Nice: 770 km

from Bordeaux: 450 km

from Strasbourg: 533 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 Gonfriere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anceins, Bocquence, Couvains, Gauville, La Ferte-Frenel, Saint-Nicolas-Des-Laitiers, Touquettes and Villers-en-Ouche.

This page in French: Visiter La Gonfriere

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