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Saint-Maurice-du-Desert tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Maurice-du-Desert in Orne

Photo is of Bagnoles de l'Orne at 7 km from Saint-Maurice-du-Desert

Visit Saint-Maurice-du-Desert: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Maurice-du-Desert is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 7 km and Domfront at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Maurice-du-Desert, 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-Maurice-du-Desert in Normandy.

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

Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Domfront guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Argentan guide
 
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Falaise

Falaise

at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 36 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alencon guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Sees

Sees

at 41 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 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Vire

Vire

at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore...

See Vire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Maurice-du-Desert

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Maurice-du-Desert

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (3km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (6km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (10km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (29km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (30km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (35km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (38km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Maurice-du-Desert, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (48km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (32km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (34km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (34km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (27km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Maurice-du-Desert is in the north of France at 41 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maurice-du-Desert is 203 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maurice-du-Desert

Canton: Ferté-Macé

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61600

Distance to Saint-Maurice-du-Desert

from Alencon (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 203 km

from Calais: 306 km

from Nice: 803 km

from Bordeaux: 420 km

from Strasbourg: 598 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-Maurice-du-Desert from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagnoles-de-l'Orne, Beauvain, La Coulonche, La Ferte-Mace, La Sauvagere, Le Grais, Lonlay-le-Tesson, Magny-le-Desert and Saint-Michel-Des-Andaines.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maurice-du-Desert

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