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Merri tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Falaise at 12 km from Merri

Visit Merri: highlights and tourist information

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Merri is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 12 km and Argentan at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Merri, 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 Merri in Normandy.

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

Falaise

Falaise

at 12 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Sees

Sees

at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sees guide
 
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Cambremer

Cambremer

at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part...

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

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

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd...

See Beuvron guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built...

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has...

See Lisieux guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Caen

Caen

at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Caen guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 48 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Alencon guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Calvados department

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer artisans...

See Dives-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Merri

 
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Markets in and near Merri

  • Trun: market Thursday (5km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (19km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (25km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (29km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (32km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (37km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (37km)

More information about Merri, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Merri, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (15km)
  • Sassy (21km)
  • Boutemont (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (32km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (34km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (35km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (43km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (45km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (47km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (38km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Merri is in the north of France at 48 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Merri is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Merri

Canton: Trun

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61160

Distance to Merri

from Alencon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 270 km

from Nice: 801 km

from Bordeaux: 448 km

from Strasbourg: 572 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 Merri from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bailleul, Beaumais, Brieux, Coulonces, Crocy, Fontaine-les-Bassets, Fourches, Fresne-la-Mere, Gueprei, Le Marais-la-Chapelle, Les Moutiers-en-Auge, Louvieres-en-Auge, Montabard, Necy, Ommoy, Pertheville-Ners, Trun, Vignats and Villedieu-les-Bailleul.

This page in French: Visiter Merri

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