Orconte tourism and travel guide

Photo of Orconte in Marne

Visit Orconte: highlights and tourist information

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Orconte is situated in the Marne department and Champagne-Ardenne region (now part of the Grand-Est region), in the north-east of France at 42 kilometres from Chalons-en-Champagne, the department capital (general information: Orconte is 176 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Orconte

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

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)

Geography and distances

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