Monnai tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monnai in Orne

Visit Monnai: highlights and tourist information

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Monnai is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 56 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Monnai is 143 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 25 km and Chateau de Beaumesnil at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Monnai, 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 Monnai in Normandy.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Monnai

Markets in and near Monnai

  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (14km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (27km)
  • Thiberville: market Monday (28km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (30km)
  • La Ferriere-sur-Risle: market Sunday (30km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (31km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (35km)

More information about Monnai, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Monnai, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Monnai.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Boutemont (35km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (36km)
  • Sassy (38km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (42km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (46km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (46km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (14km)
  • Elbeuf (63km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Monnai

Canton: Ferté-Frênel

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61470

Distance to Monnai

from Alencon (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 143 km

from Calais: 251 km

from Nice: 781 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 540 km

Getting here

Monnai is in the north of France. 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 Monnai from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avernes-Saint-Gourgon, Heugon, Le Sap, Montreuil-l'Argille, Saint-Aubin-de-Bonneval, Saint-Denis-d'Augerons, Saint-Germain-d'Aunay, Saint-Laurent-du-Tencement, Verneusses and Villers-en-Ouche.

This page in French: Visiter Monnai