Lonlay-le-Tesson tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lonlay-le-Tesson: highlights and tourist information

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Lonlay-le-Tesson is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 40 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Lonlay-le-Tesson is 200 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 12 km and Domfront at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lonlay-le-Tesson, 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 Lonlay-le-Tesson in Normandy.

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


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Map of places to visit near Lonlay-le-Tesson

Markets in and near Lonlay-le-Tesson

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (6km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (6km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (27km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (30km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (33km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (36km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (39km)

More information about Lonlay-le-Tesson, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Lonlay-le-Tesson, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Lonlay-le-Tesson.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (17km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (30km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (31km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (33km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (38km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (31km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lonlay-le-Tesson

Canton: Ferté-Macé

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61600

Distance to Lonlay-le-Tesson

from Alencon (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 200 km

from Calais: 301 km

from Nice: 803 km

from Bordeaux: 424 km

from Strasbourg: 595 km

Getting here

Lonlay-le-Tesson is in the north of France. 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 Lonlay-le-Tesson from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauvain, Faverolles, La Sauvagere, Le Grais, Le Menil-de-Briouze, Lignou and Saint-Maurice-du-Desert.

This page in French: Visiter Lonlay-le-Tesson