Saint-Hilaire-la-Gerard tourism and travel guide

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

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!


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

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

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Saint-Hilaire-la-Gerard 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-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