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Pouvrai tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pouvrai in Orne

Photo is of Belleme at 12 km from Pouvrai

Visit Pouvrai: highlights and tourist information

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Pouvrai is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleme at 12 km and La Ferte-Bernard at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pouvrai, 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 Pouvrai in Normandy.

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

Belleme

Belleme

at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within...

See Belleme guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 14 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Nogent-le-Rotrou

Nogent-le-Rotrou

at 23 km (direction east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has...

See Le Perche guide
 
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Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 29 km (direction west), in the Sarthe department

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best known as...

See Alencon guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 37 km (direction west), in the Sarthe department

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and the...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Sarthe department

Le Mans is best known for its famous car race,...

See Le Mans guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the charming...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Sees

Sees

at 45 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sees guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 49 km (direction west), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pouvrai

 
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Markets in and near Pouvrai

  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (14km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (14km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (23km)
  • Connerre: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (25km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (27km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Vibraye: market Friday (29km)

More information about Pouvrai, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Pouvrai, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (25km)
  • Jardin du château de Vilaines (51km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (54km)
  • Sassy (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (24km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (44km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (45km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Spaycific'Zoo (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pouvrai is in the north of France at 36 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Pouvrai is 149 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pouvrai

Canton: Bellême

Arrondissement: Mortagne-au-Perche

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61130

Distance to Pouvrai

from Alencon (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 149 km

from Calais: 312 km

from Nice: 728 km

from Bordeaux: 391 km

from Strasbourg: 534 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 Pouvrai from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellou-le-Trichard, Ige, La Chapelle-Souef, Nogent-le-Bernard, Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais and Saint-Fulgent-Des-Ormes.

This page in French: Visiter Pouvrai

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