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Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais in Orne

Photo is of Domfront at 3 km from Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais

Visit Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront at 3 km and Bagnoles de l'Orne at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais, 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-Gilles-Des-Marais in Normandy.

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

Domfront

Domfront

at 3 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Domfront guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

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

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
 
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Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Vire

Vire

at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be...

See Fougeres guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Evron

Evron

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

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in...

See Evron guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais

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Markets in and near Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais

  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (23km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (25km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (27km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Vire: market Friday (32km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (32km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais, France

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

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Pellerine (40km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (42km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (37km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (40km)
  • Source - Couesnon (41km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (41km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Ducey (44km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (11km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (23km)
  • Juvigne (47km)
  • Domjean (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais is in the north of France at 60 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais is 225 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais

Canton: Domfront

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61700

Distance to Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais

from Alencon (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 225 km

from Calais: 320 km

from Nice: 818 km

from Bordeaux: 417 km

from Strasbourg: 621 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-Gilles-Des-Marais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avrilly, Domfront, La Haute-Chapelle, Rouelle, Saint-Brice, Saint-Georges-de-Rouelley, Saint-Mars-d'Egrenne, Saint-Roch-sur-Egrenne and Torchamp.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais

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