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Les Tourailles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Falaise at 22 km from Les Tourailles

Visit Les Tourailles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 22 km and Bagnoles de l'Orne at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Les Tourailles, 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 Tourailles in Normandy.

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



at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Domfront guide


at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Argentan guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 37 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sees guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic...

See Caen guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 49 km (direction south-east)

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 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 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alencon guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 52 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide

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

Map of places to visit near Les Tourailles


Markets in and near Les Tourailles

  • Briouze: market Monday (7km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (15km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (19km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (22km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (33km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (34km)

More information about Les Tourailles, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Les Tourailles, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (18km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (39km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (41km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (41km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (37km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (38km)

Geography and distances

Les Tourailles is in the north of France at 51 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Les Tourailles is 202 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Tourailles

Canton: Athis-de-l'Orne

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61100

Distance to Les Tourailles

from Alencon (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 202 km

from Calais: 293 km

from Nice: 814 km

from Bordeaux: 436 km

from Strasbourg: 598 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 Tourailles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chenedouit, Cramenil, Durcet, La Carneille, Landigou, Notre-Dame-du-Rocher, Ronfeugerai, Saint-Andre-de-Briouze, Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne, Saint-Hilaire-de-Briouze, Sainte-Honorine-la-Guillaume, Sainte-Opportune and Taillebois.

This page in French: Visiter Les Tourailles

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