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Orville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Haras du Pin at 19 km from Orville

Visit Orville: highlights and tourist information

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Orville is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 19 km and Argentan at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orville, 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 Orville in Normandy.

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

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Argentan guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux guide
 
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Sees

Sees

at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sees guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 34 km (direction north-west), 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 34 km (direction north-west), 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
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 34 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle surrounded by park...

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Beuvron guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 46 km (direction south-east)

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche,...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Chateau de Harcourt

Chateau de Harcourt

Castle at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Harcourt in Eure is a medieval castle now restored...

See Chateau de Harcourt guide
Le Bec-Hellouin

Le Bec-Hellouin

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

The village of Le-Bec-Hellouin is one of the prettiest in Normandy, and...

See Le Bec-Hellouin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Orville

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Markets in and near Orville

  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (18km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (27km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (29km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Thiberville: market Monday (31km)
  • Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Orville, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (28km)
  • Sassy (31km)
  • Boutemont (33km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (49km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (41km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (42km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (56km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (18km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Orville is in the north of France at 53 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Orville is 152 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Orville

Canton: Vimoutiers

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61120

Distance to Orville

from Alencon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 152 km

from Calais: 256 km

from Nice: 788 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 549 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 Orville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubry-le-Panthou, Avernes-Saint-Gourgon, Fresnay-le-Samson, Guerquesalles, Le Bosc-Renoult, Le Sap, Neuville-sur-Touques, Pontchardon, Roiville, Survie, Ticheville and Vimoutiers.

This page in French: Visiter Orville

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