Notre-Dame-du-Rocher tourism and travel guide

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Visit Notre-Dame-du-Rocher: highlights and tourist information

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Notre-Dame-du-Rocher is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 55 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Notre-Dame-du-Rocher is 202 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 19 km and Bagnoles de l'Orne at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Notre-Dame-du-Rocher, 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 Notre-Dame-du-Rocher 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 Notre-Dame-du-Rocher

Markets in and near Notre-Dame-du-Rocher

  • Briouze: market Monday (11km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (12km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (19km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (22km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (23km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (30km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (33km)

More information about Notre-Dame-du-Rocher, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Notre-Dame-du-Rocher, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Notre-Dame-du-Rocher.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (32km)
  • Sassy (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (13km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (42km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (42km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (44km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (44km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (36km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (34km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Notre-Dame-du-Rocher

Canton: Athis-de-l'Orne

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61100

Distance to Notre-Dame-du-Rocher

from Alencon (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 202 km

from Calais: 289 km

from Nice: 817 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 599 km

Getting here

Notre-Dame-du-Rocher 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 Notre-Dame-du-Rocher from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breel, Chenedouit, Cramenil, Durcet, La Carneille, La Foret-Auvray, La Lande-Saint-Simeon, Landigou, Les IsLes Bardel, Les Tourailles, Menil-Hermei, Ronfeugerai, Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne, Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne, Sainte-Honorine-la-Chardonne, Sainte-Honorine-la-Guillaume, Sainte-Opportune, Segrie-Fontaine and Taillebois.

This page in French: Visiter Notre-Dame-du-Rocher