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Photo of Ri in Orne

Photo is of Argentan at 10 km from Ri

Visit Ri: highlights and tourist information

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Ri is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 10 km and Falaise at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ri, 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 Ri in Normandy.

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

Argentan

Argentan

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest...

See Argentan guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 12 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other...

See Falaise guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Sees

Sees

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sees guide
 
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Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 34 km (direction south-west)

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored...

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled...

See Domfront guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Alencon guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots...

See Beuvron guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Caen

Caen

at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen...

See Caen guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ri

 
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Markets in and near Ri

  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (13km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (14km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (20km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (27km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (28km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (31km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (31km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (32km)

More information about Ri, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Ri, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (17km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (22km)
  • Boutemont (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (27km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (30km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (31km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (46km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (48km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (51km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (53km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (51km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (55km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ri is in the north of France at 43 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Ri is 182 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ri

Canton: Putanges-Pont-Écrepin

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61210

Distance to Ri

from Alencon (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 182 km

from Calais: 279 km

from Nice: 802 km

from Bordeaux: 441 km

from Strasbourg: 579 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 Ri from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brieux, Commeaux, Giel-Courteilles, Habloville, La Courbe, Montabard, Montgaroult, Moulins-sur-Orne, Necy, Neuvy-Au-Houlme, Occagnes, Ronai and Sentilly.

This page in French: Visiter Ri

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