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Saint-Hilaire-la-Gerard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Hilaire-la-Gerard in Orne

Photo is of Sees at 8 km from Saint-Hilaire-la-Gerard

Visit Saint-Hilaire-la-Gerard: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Hilaire-la-Gerard is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sees at 8 km and Haras du Pin at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Hilaire-la-Gerard, 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-Hilaire-la-Gerard in Normandy.

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

Sees

Sees

at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Sees guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Argentan guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Alencon guide
 
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Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 36 km (direction south), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

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

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within...

See Belleme guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

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

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century and...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Hilaire-la-Gerard

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Markets in and near Saint-Hilaire-la-Gerard

  • Sees: market Saturday (8km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (27km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (31km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (33km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (35km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (36km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (36km)

More information about Saint-Hilaire-la-Gerard, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Hilaire-la-Gerard, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (8km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (6km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (6km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (26km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (29km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Hilaire-la-Gerard is in the north of France at 19 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Hilaire-la-Gerard is 170 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Hilaire-la-Gerard

Canton: Sées

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61500

Distance to Saint-Hilaire-la-Gerard

from Alencon (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 170 km

from Calais: 291 km

from Nice: 777 km

from Bordeaux: 421 km

from Strasbourg: 565 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-Hilaire-la-Gerard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belfonds, La Ferriere-Bechet, Le Bouillon, Le Cercueil, Mace, Montmerrei, Mortree and Tanville.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Hilaire-la-Gerard

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