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Le Grais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Grais in Orne

Photo is of Bagnoles de l'Orne at 12 km from Le Grais

Visit Le Grais: highlights and tourist information

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Le Grais is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 12 km and Domfront at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Grais, 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 Le Grais 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 12 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Domfront guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Argentan guide
 
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Falaise

Falaise

at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei 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 training...

See Haras du Pin guide
Sees

Sees

at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Sees guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alencon guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Vire

Vire

at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Grais

 
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Markets in and near Le Grais

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (6km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (7km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (29km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (30km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (33km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (35km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (37km)

Hotels near Le Grais

More information about Le Grais, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Le Grais, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (28km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (31km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (32km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (37km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (32km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Grais is in the north of France at 39 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Le Grais is 198 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Grais

Canton: Briouze

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61600

Distance to Le Grais

from Alencon (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 198 km

from Calais: 301 km

from Nice: 801 km

from Bordeaux: 423 km

from Strasbourg: 594 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 Le Grais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvain, Faverolles, La Chaux, La Ferte-Mace, La Lande-de-Louge, Le Menil-de-Briouze, Lignou, Lonlay-le-Tesson, Montreuil-Au-Houlme, Saint-Georges-d'Annebecq and Saint-Maurice-du-Desert.

This page in French: Visiter Le Grais

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