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Magny-le-Desert tourism and travel guide

Photo of Magny-le-Desert in Orne

Photo is of Bagnoles de l'Orne at 7 km from Magny-le-Desert

Visit Magny-le-Desert: highlights and tourist information

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Magny-le-Desert is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 7 km and Lassay-les-Chateaux at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Magny-le-Desert, 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 Magny-le-Desert 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 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 19 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Domfront guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alencon guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

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

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide
Sees

Sees

at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Sees guide
Falaise

Falaise

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

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

See Falaise guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide

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

Map of places to visit near Magny-le-Desert

 
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Markets in and near Magny-le-Desert

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (3km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (15km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (25km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (34km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (35km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (36km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (37km)

More information about Magny-le-Desert, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Magny-le-Desert, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (13km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (12km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (27km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (27km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (29km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (31km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (39km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (28km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Magny-le-Desert is in the north of France at 35 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Magny-le-Desert is 199 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Magny-le-Desert

Canton: Ferté-Macé

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61600

Distance to Magny-le-Desert

from Alencon (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 199 km

from Calais: 307 km

from Nice: 796 km

from Bordeaux: 415 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 Magny-le-Desert from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antoigny, Beauvain, La Chaux, La Ferte-Mace, La Motte-Fouquet, Saint-Maurice-du-Desert and Saint-Patrice-du-Desert.

This page in French: Visiter Magny-le-Desert

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