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Moulins-sur-Orne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Argentan at 4 km from Moulins-sur-Orne

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Moulins-sur-Orne is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Moulins-sur-Orne in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 4 km and Haras du Pin at 16 km.

Moulins-sur-Orne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide


at 17 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sees guide
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Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Alencon guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south)

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park of...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide


at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-west), 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 48 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide

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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

What to do at Moulins-sur-Orne? 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

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

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

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


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