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Medavy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Haras du Pin at 8 km from Medavy

Visit Medavy: highlights and tourist information

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Medavy is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 8 km and Sees at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Medavy, 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 Medavy in Normandy.

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

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Sees

Sees

at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sees guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Argentan guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Alencon guide
 
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Falaise

Falaise

at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

There are several places of historic interest to discover here...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 44 km (direction south), in the Sarthe department

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and the...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within...

See Belleme guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 50 km (direction south), in the Sarthe department

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main attraction, but...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 59 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

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

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide

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

Map of places to visit near Medavy

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Markets in and near Medavy

  • Sees: market Saturday (10km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (19km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (27km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (32km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (33km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (34km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (38km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (39km)

More information about Medavy, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Medavy, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (6km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (15km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (15km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (32km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (38km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Medavy is in the north of France at 27 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Medavy is 167 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Medavy

Canton: Mortrée

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61570

Distance to Medavy

from Alencon (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 167 km

from Calais: 283 km

from Nice: 781 km

from Bordeaux: 430 km

from Strasbourg: 563 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 Medavy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Almeneches, Aunou-le-Faucon, Boissei-la-Lande, Juvigny-sur-Orne, La Cochere, Le Chateau-d'Almeneches, Mace, Marcei, Montmerrei, Mortree, Saint-Christophe-le-Jajolet and Saint-Loyer-Des-Champs.

This page in French: Visiter Medavy

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