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Orconte tourism and travel guide

Photo of Orconte in Marne

Photo is of Bar-le-Duc at 33 km from Orconte

Visit Orconte: highlights and tourist information

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Orconte is situated in the Marne department and Grand-Est region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bar-le-Duc at 33 km and Joinville at 39 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Orconte, 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 Orconte in Grand-Est.

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

Bar-le-Duc

Bar-le-Duc

at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Meuse department

In the upper town of Bar-le-Duc you can find...

See Bar-le-Duc guide
Joinville

Joinville

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Marne department

Garden enthusiasts will want to visit Joinville to see the...

See Joinville guide
 
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Epine

Epine

at 39 km (direction north-west)

In the village of Epine you can visit the Basilica...

See Epine guide
Chalons-en-Champagne

Chalons-en-Champagne

at 42 km (direction north-west)

In Chalons-sur-Champagne it is the various churches that are the main...

See Chalons-en-Champagne guide
Troyes

Troyes

at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aube department

As well as one of the most impressive medieval quarters in France,...

See Troyes guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Marne

Map of places to visit near Orconte

 
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Markets in and near Orconte

  • Vitry-le-Francois: market Thursday & Saturday all day (13km)
  • Saint-Dizier: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Sermaize-les-Bains: market Sunday (19km)
  • Wassy: market Thursday (25km)
  • Revigny-sur-Ornain: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Bar-le-Duc: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (34km)
  • Brienne-le-Chateau: market Thursday (34km)
  • Chalons-en-Champagne: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (42km)
  • Ligny-en-Barrois: market Tuesday & Friday (44km)
  • Piney: market Tuesday (45km)

More information about Orconte, Champagne-Ardenne

Tourist attractions near Orconte, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Foret-d'Orient (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de G. de Tréves (25km)
  • Parc de la Varenne (26km)
  • Le château du grand jardin (39km)
  • Le jardin de mon moulin (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Der-Chantecoq (11km)
  • Lacs Amance et du Temple (40km)
  • Lac d'Orient (53km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Nigloland (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Ligny-en-Barrois (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Haussignemont (6km)
  • Haussimont (43km)
  • Saint-Martin-sur-le-Pre (45km)
  • Beaulieu-en-Argonne (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Orconte is in the north-east of France at 42 kilometres from Chalons-en-Champagne, the department capital (general information: Orconte is 176 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Orconte

Canton: Thiéblemont-Farémont

Arrondissement: Vitry-le-François

Department: Marne

Region: Champagne-Ardenne

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 51300

Distance to Orconte

from Chalons-en-Champagne (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 176 km

from Calais: 327 km

from Nice: 585 km

from Bordeaux: 587 km

from Strasbourg: 222 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Orconte from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arrigny, Ecollemont, Ecriennes, Favresse, Haussignemont, Hauteville, Heiltz-le-Hutier, Isle-sur-Marne, Landricourt, Larzicourt, Matignicourt-Goncourt, Moncetz-l'Abbaye, Saint-Vrain, Scrupt, Thieblemont-Faremont and Vauclerc.

This page in French: Visiter Orconte

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