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Saint-Germain-le-Vieux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sees at 10 km from Saint-Germain-le-Vieux

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.

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!

Sees

Sees

at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Sees guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Alencon guide
 
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Argentan

Argentan

at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Argentan guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 32 km (direction south-east)

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural...

See Belleme guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Perche guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Nogent-le-Rotrou

Nogent-le-Rotrou

at 49 km (direction east-south-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
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle surrounded by park...

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide

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

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

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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

What to do at Saint-Germain-le-Vieux? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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