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Perrou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Perrou in Orne

Photo is of Domfront at 7 km from Perrou

Visit Perrou: highlights and tourist information

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Perrou is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront at 7 km and Bagnoles de l'Orne at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Perrou, 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 Perrou in Normandy.

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

Domfront

Domfront

at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Domfront guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 16 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

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

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
 
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Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

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

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne...

See Mayenne (town) guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the...

See Jublains guide
Vire

Vire

at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route...

See Vire guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Evron

Evron

at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre...

See Evron guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alencon guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but...

See Fougeres guide

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Map of places to visit near Perrou

 
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Markets in and near Perrou

  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (15km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (20km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (30km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (31km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (32km)
  • Vire: market Friday (38km)

More information about Perrou, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Perrou, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (43km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (45km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (38km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (43km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (44km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (45km)
  • Source - Couesnon (47km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (14km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (21km)
  • Juvigne (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Perrou is in the north of France at 51 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Perrou is 216 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Perrou

Canton: Juvigny-sous-Andaine

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61700

Distance to Perrou

from Alencon (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 216 km

from Calais: 316 km

from Nice: 810 km

from Bordeaux: 415 km

from Strasbourg: 611 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 Perrou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avrilly, Beaulandais, Champsecret, Juvigny-sous-Andaine, La Baroche-sous-Luce and Luce.

This page in French: Visiter Perrou

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