Mont-Ormel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mont-Ormel in Orne

Visit Mont-Ormel: highlights and tourist information

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Mont-Ormel is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 46 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Mont-Ormel is 161 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 11 km and Argentan at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mont-Ormel, 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 Mont-Ormel 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 Mont-Ormel

Markets in and near Mont-Ormel

  • Trun: market Thursday (9km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (24km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (26km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (27km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (31km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (35km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (39km)

More information about Mont-Ormel, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Mont-Ormel, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (24km)
  • Boutemont (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (33km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (33km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (53km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (55km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (55km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (27km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mont-Ormel

Canton: Trun

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61160

Distance to Mont-Ormel

from Alencon (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 161 km

from Calais: 264 km

from Nice: 790 km

from Bordeaux: 448 km

from Strasbourg: 558 km

Getting here

Mont-Ormel 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 Mont-Ormel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubry-le-Panthou, Avernes-sous-Exmes, Camembert, Chambois, Champosoult, Coudehard, Ecorches, Fel, Fresnay-le-Samson, La Fresnaie-Fayel, Les Champeaux, Menil-Hubert-en-Exmes, Neauphe-sur-Dive, Ommeel, Roiville, Saint-Lambert-sur-Dive, Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere and Survie.

This page in French: Visiter Mont-Ormel