Pontchardon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pontchardon: highlights and tourist information

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Pontchardon is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 57 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Pontchardon is 153 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 23 km and Lisieux at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pontchardon, 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 Pontchardon 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 Pontchardon

Markets in and near Pontchardon

  • Orbec: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (24km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Thiberville: market Monday (27km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (29km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)

More information about Pontchardon, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Pontchardon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (26km)
  • Boutemont (29km)
  • Sassy (34km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (47km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (45km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (45km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (53km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (15km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (29km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontchardon

Canton: Vimoutiers

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61120

Distance to Pontchardon

from Alencon (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 153 km

from Calais: 252 km

from Nice: 791 km

from Bordeaux: 459 km

from Strasbourg: 550 km

Getting here

Pontchardon 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 Pontchardon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avernes-Saint-Gourgon, Canapville, Fresnay-le-Samson, Guerquesalles, Le Bosc-Renoult, Le Sap, Les Moutiers-Hubert, Lisores, Meulles, Orville, Roiville, Saint-Ouen-le-Houx, Ticheville and Vimoutiers.

This page in French: Visiter Pontchardon