Moulins-sur-Orne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Moulins-sur-Orne: highlights and tourist information

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Moulins-sur-Orne is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 39 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Moulins-sur-Orne is 178 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 4 km and Haras du Pin at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Moulins-sur-Orne, 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 Moulins-sur-Orne in Normandy.

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


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Map of places to visit near Moulins-sur-Orne

Markets in and near Moulins-sur-Orne

  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (12km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (18km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (23km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (25km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (28km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (29km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (34km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (35km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)

More information about Moulins-sur-Orne, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Moulins-sur-Orne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (12km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (25km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (25km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (26km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (33km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (45km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (46km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (56km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Moulins-sur-Orne

Canton: Argentan-Ouest

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61200

Distance to Moulins-sur-Orne

from Alencon (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 178 km

from Calais: 280 km

from Nice: 796 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 574 km

Getting here

Moulins-sur-Orne 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 Moulins-sur-Orne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argentan, Bailleul, Commeaux, Ecouche, Fontenai-sur-Orne, Goulet, Montabard, Montgaroult, Occagnes, Ri, Ronai, Sarceaux, Sentilly, Serans and Sevigny.

This page in French: Visiter Moulins-sur-Orne