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Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Argentan at 15 km from Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes

Visit Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 15 km and Bagnoles de l'Orne at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes, 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 Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes in Normandy.

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



at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several...

See Argentan guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide


at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Sees guide


at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Alencon guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide


at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Domfront guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is...

See Mayenne (town) guide


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

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the...

See Jublains guide


at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes


Markets in and near Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes

  • Briouze: market Monday (13km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (16km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (25km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (25km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (28km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (33km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (34km)

More information about Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (13km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (22km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (24km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (33km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (37km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (43km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (55km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes is in the north of France at 34 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes is 187 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes

Canton: Écouché

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61150

Distance to Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes

from Alencon (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 187 km

from Calais: 292 km

from Nice: 797 km

from Bordeaux: 428 km

from Strasbourg: 583 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 Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Batilly, Ecouche, Joue-du-Plain, La Lande-de-Louge, Louge-sur-Maire, Montreuil-Au-Houlme, Ranes, Saint-Georges-d'Annebecq, Saint-Ouen-sur-Maire, Serans, Sevrai and Vieux-Pont.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Brice-sous-Ranes

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