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Les Champeaux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Haras du Pin at 17 km from Les Champeaux

Visit Les Champeaux: highlights and tourist information

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Les Champeaux is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 17 km and Argentan at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Les Champeaux, 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 Les Champeaux in Normandy.

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

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Haras du Pin guide


at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Argentan guide


at 24 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several...

See Falaise guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux guide


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

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

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

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide


at 32 km (direction south)

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

See Sees guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of...

See Beuvron guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

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

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide


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

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer artisans...

See Dives-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one...

See Cabourg guide


Seaside resort at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and there are...

See Houlgate guide

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

Map of places to visit near Les Champeaux


Markets in and near Les Champeaux

  • Trun: market Thursday (9km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (19km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (24km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (25km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (29km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (32km)
  • Thiberville: market Monday (36km)

More information about Les Champeaux, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Les Champeaux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (19km)
  • Sassy (27km)
  • Boutemont (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (39km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (39km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (44km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (48km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (49km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (49km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (24km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (35km)

Geography and distances

Les Champeaux is in the north of France at 51 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Les Champeaux is 162 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Champeaux

Canton: Vimoutiers

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61120

Distance to Les Champeaux

from Alencon (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 162 km

from Calais: 260 km

from Nice: 795 km

from Bordeaux: 454 km

from Strasbourg: 559 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 Les Champeaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Camembert, Champosoult, Coudehard, Crouttes, Ecorches, Fresnay-le-Samson, Guerquesalles, Le Renouard, Les Autels-Saint-Bazile, Mont-Ormel, Neauphe-sur-Dive, Saint-Gervais-Des-Sablons, Survie and Vimoutiers.

This page in French: Visiter Les Champeaux

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