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Preaux-du-Perche tourism and travel guide

Photo of Preaux-du-Perche in Orne

Photo is of Nogent-le-Rotrou at 9 km from Preaux-du-Perche

Visit Preaux-du-Perche: highlights and tourist information

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Preaux-du-Perche is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nogent-le-Rotrou at 9 km and Le Perche at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Preaux-du-Perche, 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 Preaux-du-Perche in Normandy.

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



at 9 km (direction east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

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

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Le Perche guide


at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Belleme guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 16 km (direction south-south-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See La Ferte-Bernard guide


at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide


at 44 km (direction west), in the Sarthe department

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Alencon guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sees guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See Le Mans guide


National Monument at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Both the castle and the town along the Loir River make Chateaudun...

See Chateaudun guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 61 km (direction north-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Preaux-du-Perche


Markets in and near Preaux-du-Perche

  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (9km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (12km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (16km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (25km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • La Loupe: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (29km)

More information about Preaux-du-Perche, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Preaux-du-Perche, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (12km)
  • Le pré Catelan (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (34km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (50km)

Geography and distances

Preaux-du-Perche is in the north of France at 46 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Preaux-du-Perche is 135 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Preaux-du-Perche

Canton: Nocé

Arrondissement: Mortagne-au-Perche

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61340

Distance to Preaux-du-Perche

from Alencon (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 135 km

from Calais: 303 km

from Nice: 722 km

from Bordeaux: 401 km

from Strasbourg: 520 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 Preaux-du-Perche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berd-Huis, Dance, La Rouge, Noce, Saint-Agnan-sur-Erre, Saint-Aubin-Des-Grois, Saint-Cyr-la-Rosiere, Saint-Hilaire-sur-Erre and Saint-Jean-de-la-Foret.

This page in French: Visiter Preaux-du-Perche

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