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Occagnes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Argentan at 5 km from Occagnes

Visit Occagnes: highlights and tourist information

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Occagnes is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 5 km and Falaise at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Occagnes, 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 Occagnes in Normandy.

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

Argentan

Argentan

at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 16 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Sees

Sees

at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sees guide
 
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Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon,...

See Alencon guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

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

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 44 km (direction south)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction south), in the Calvados department

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

See Beuvron guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

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

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

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

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

See Lisieux guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Domfront guide

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Map of places to visit near Occagnes

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Markets in and near Occagnes

  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (10km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (16km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (24km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (27km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (30km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (33km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (35km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (36km)

More information about Occagnes, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Occagnes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (23km)
  • Boutemont (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (26km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (28km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (33km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (47km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (49km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (53km)
 
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Geography and distances

Occagnes is in the north of France at 40 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Occagnes is 177 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Occagnes

Canton: Argentan-Ouest

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61200

Distance to Occagnes

from Alencon (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 177 km

from Calais: 278 km

from Nice: 797 km

from Bordeaux: 440 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 Occagnes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argentan, Bailleul, Commeaux, Goulet, Montabard, Montgaroult, Moulins-sur-Orne, Ri, Ronai, Sentilly and Sevigny.

This page in French: Visiter Occagnes

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