Rai tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rai in Orne

Visit Rai: highlights and tourist information

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Rai is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 51 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Rai is 130 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mortagne-au-Perche at 26 km and Chateau de Beaumesnil at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rai, 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 Rai 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 Rai

Markets in and near Rai

  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (19km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (22km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Verneuil-sur-Avre: market Saturday (25km)
  • Breteuil: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (26km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (27km)
  • La Ferriere-sur-Risle: market Sunday (29km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Rai, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Rai, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perche (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (39km)
  • Sassy (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (45km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (46km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (46km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (33km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (19km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rai

Canton: Aigle-Ouest

Arrondissement: Mortagne-au-Perche

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61270

Distance to Rai

from Alencon (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 130 km

from Calais: 261 km

from Nice: 761 km

from Bordeaux: 444 km

from Strasbourg: 526 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aube, Auguaise, Beaufai, Brethel, Ecorcei, La Chapelle-Viel and Le Menil-Berard.

This page in French: Visiter Rai