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Moncy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Moncy in Orne

Photo is of Vire at 15 km from Moncy

Visit Moncy: highlights and tourist information

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Moncy is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vire at 15 km and Domfront at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Moncy, 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 Moncy in Normandy.

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

Vire

Vire

at 15 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Domfront guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 36 km (direction south-east)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Falaise

Falaise

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

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

See Falaise guide
 
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Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Caen

Caen

at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Caen guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 50 km (direction east)

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

See Argentan guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 62 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Beuvron guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 68 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 68 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 68 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moncy

 
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Markets in and near Moncy

  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (10km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Vire: market Friday (14km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (22km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (27km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (32km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (36km)

Hotels near Moncy

More information about Moncy, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Moncy, France

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

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (43km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (19km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (26km)
  • Roches de Ham (34km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (43km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (45km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (29km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (32km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (39km)
  • Ducey (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (31km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Moncy is in the north of France at 72 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Moncy is 222 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moncy

Canton: Tinchebray

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61800

Distance to Moncy

from Alencon (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 222 km

from Calais: 298 km

from Nice: 835 km

from Bordeaux: 444 km

from Strasbourg: 619 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 Moncy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernieres-le-Patry, Cerisy-Belle-Etoile, Chenedolle, Clairefougere, Frenes, Montsecret, Pierres, Rully, Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont and Vassy.

This page in French: Visiter Moncy

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