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Monnai tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monnai in Orne

Photo is of Haras du Pin at 25 km from Monnai

Visit Monnai: highlights and tourist information

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Monnai is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

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

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!

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

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

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

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

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long...

See Lisieux guide
 
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Argentan

Argentan

at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Argentan guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Sees

Sees

at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sees guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 39 km (direction north-west), 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 39 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Chateau de Harcourt

Chateau de Harcourt

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

The Chateau de Harcourt in Eure is a medieval castle now...

See Chateau de Harcourt guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 43 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Le Bec-Hellouin

Le Bec-Hellouin

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

The village of Le-Bec-Hellouin is one of the prettiest in Normandy,...

See Le Bec-Hellouin guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Beuvron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Monnai

 
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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

What to do at Monnai? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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