Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais tourism and travel guide

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

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!


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

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)

More information about Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais, Normandy

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Saint-Gilles-Des-Marais 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-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