Saint-Germain-le-Vieux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Germain-le-Vieux: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Germain-le-Vieux is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 26 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-le-Vieux is 152 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sees at 10 km and Haras du Pin at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Germain-le-Vieux, 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-Germain-le-Vieux in Normandy.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Germain-le-Vieux

Markets in and near Saint-Germain-le-Vieux

  • Sees: market Saturday (10km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (20km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (25km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (26km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (29km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (33km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (33km)

More information about Saint-Germain-le-Vieux, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-le-Vieux, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Germain-le-Vieux.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (42km)
  • Perche (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (23km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (20km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (22km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (23km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (40km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (25km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-le-Vieux

Canton: Courtomer

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61390

Distance to Saint-Germain-le-Vieux

from Alencon (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 152 km

from Calais: 282 km

from Nice: 764 km

from Bordeaux: 425 km

from Strasbourg: 547 km

Getting here

Saint-Germain-le-Vieux 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 Saint-Germain-le-Vieux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boitron, Brullemail, Courtomer, Ferrieres-la-Verrerie, Gapree, Le Chalange, Le Menil-Guyon, Le Plantis, Montchevrel, Saint-Leonard-Des-Parcs, Tellieres-le-Plessis and Tremont.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-le-Vieux