Pouvrai tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pouvrai: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Pouvrai

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

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

  • Perche (25km)

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)

Geography and distances

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

Pouvrai 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 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