Origny-le-Butin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Origny-le-Butin: highlights and tourist information

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Origny-le-Butin is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 28 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Origny-le-Butin is 148 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleme at 7 km and Mortagne-au-Perche at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Origny-le-Butin, 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 Origny-le-Butin in Normandy.

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


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Map of places to visit near Origny-le-Butin

Markets in and near Origny-le-Butin

  • Mamers: market Monday (8km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (18km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (23km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (25km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (27km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (28km)

More information about Origny-le-Butin, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Origny-le-Butin, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Origny-le-Butin.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (23km)
  • Sassy (47km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (58km)
  • Jardins de la Massonnière (63km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (17km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (35km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (38km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (40km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (28km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Origny-le-Butin

Canton: Bellême

Arrondissement: Mortagne-au-Perche

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61130

Distance to Origny-le-Butin

from Alencon (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 148 km

from Calais: 304 km

from Nice: 738 km

from Bordeaux: 401 km

from Strasbourg: 537 km

Getting here

Origny-le-Butin 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 Origny-le-Butin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellavilliers, Chemilli, Eperrais, Ige, La Perriere, Montgaudry, Origny-le-Roux, Saint-Fulgent-Des-Ormes, Sure and Vaunoise.

This page in French: Visiter Origny-le-Butin