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La Motte-Fouquet tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Motte-Fouquet in Orne

Photo is of Bagnoles de l'Orne at 10 km from La Motte-Fouquet

Visit La Motte-Fouquet: highlights and tourist information

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La Motte-Fouquet is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 10 km and Lassay-les-Chateaux at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Motte-Fouquet, 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 Motte-Fouquet in Normandy.

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

Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 10 km (direction west)

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 27 km (direction west)

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled...

See Domfront guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 27 km (direction south-east)

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the charming...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-east)

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Argentan guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alencon guide


at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Sees guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is...

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the ancient...

See Jublains guide


at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle,...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-east), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Motte-Fouquet


Markets in and near La Motte-Fouquet

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (6km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (16km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (25km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (31km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (34km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (37km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (37km)

More information about La Motte-Fouquet, Normandy

Tourist attractions near La Motte-Fouquet, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (10km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (10km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (24km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (24km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (26km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (29km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (40km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (30km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (32km)

Geography and distances

La Motte-Fouquet is in the north of France at 32 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: La Motte-Fouquet is 196 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Motte-Fouquet

Canton: Carrouges

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61600

Distance to La Motte-Fouquet

from Alencon (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 196 km

from Calais: 306 km

from Nice: 794 km

from Bordeaux: 415 km

from Strasbourg: 591 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 Motte-Fouquet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvain, Joue-du-Bois, La Chaux, La Ferte-Mace, Lignieres-Orgeres, Magny-le-Desert and Saint-Patrice-du-Desert.

This page in French: Visiter La Motte-Fouquet

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