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Menil-Gondouin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Falaise at 17 km from Menil-Gondouin

Visit Menil-Gondouin: highlights and tourist information

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Menil-Gondouin is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

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

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Menil-Gondouin, 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 Menil-Gondouin in Normandy.

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 17 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Argentan guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Domfront guide
 
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Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Sees

Sees

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sees guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Vire

Vire

at 45 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 45 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 46 km (direction south-east)

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

See Alencon guide
Caen

Caen

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

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

See Caen guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 51 km (direction north-east), 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 51 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide

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

Map of places to visit near Menil-Gondouin

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Markets in and near Menil-Gondouin

  • Briouze: market Monday (8km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (17km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (19km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (22km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (26km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Menil-Gondouin, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (21km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (33km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (35km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (47km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (42km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Menil-Gondouin is in the north of France at 46 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Menil-Gondouin is 194 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Menil-Gondouin

Canton: Putanges-Pont-Écrepin

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61210

Distance to Menil-Gondouin

from Alencon (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 194 km

from Calais: 288 km

from Nice: 808 km

from Bordeaux: 436 km

from Strasbourg: 591 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 Menil-Gondouin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champcerie, Chenedouit, La Fresnaye-Au-Sauvage, Les Rotours, Les Yveteaux, Menil-Jean, Putanges-Pont-Ecrepin, Rabodanges, Saint-Andre-de-Briouze, Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne, Saint-Hilaire-de-Briouze and Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne.

This page in French: Visiter Menil-Gondouin

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