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Montabard tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Argentan at 9 km from Montabard

Visit Montabard: highlights and tourist information

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Montabard is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 9 km and Falaise at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montabard, 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 Montabard in Normandy.

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

Argentan

Argentan

at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Falaise

Falaise

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

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

See Falaise guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Sees

Sees

at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sees guide
 
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Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

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

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 39 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 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Beuvron guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Alencon guide
Caen

Caen

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

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

See Caen guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 48 km (direction south)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montabard

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Markets in and near Montabard

  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (9km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (23km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (25km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (29km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (29km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (33km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (35km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (35km)

More information about Montabard, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Montabard, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (19km)
  • Boutemont (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (30km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (30km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (32km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (45km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (47km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montabard is in the north of France at 44 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Montabard is 178 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montabard

Canton: Trun

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61160

Distance to Montabard

from Alencon (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 178 km

from Calais: 275 km

from Nice: 800 km

from Bordeaux: 444 km

from Strasbourg: 575 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 Montabard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bailleul, Brieux, Commeaux, Fontaine-les-Bassets, Fourches, Gueprei, Merri, Moulins-sur-Orne, Necy, Occagnes, Ommoy, Ri, Ronai, Sentilly, Sevigny and Vignats.

This page in French: Visiter Montabard

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