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Notre-Dame-du-Rocher tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Falaise at 19 km from Notre-Dame-du-Rocher

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Notre-Dame-du-Rocher 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 Notre-Dame-du-Rocher in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 19 km and Bagnoles de l'Orne at 27 km.

Notre-Dame-du-Rocher, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Domfront guide


at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Argentan guide
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at 36 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide


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

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

See Caen guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sees guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Beuvron guide


at 52 km (direction 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 52 km (direction 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
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 53 km (direction south-east)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide

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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)

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

What to do at Notre-Dame-du-Rocher? 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

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

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

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.

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