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Saint-Patrice-du-Desert tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bagnoles de l'Orne at 9 km from Saint-Patrice-du-Desert

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 9 km and Lassay-les-Chateaux at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Patrice-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-Patrice-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 9 km (direction west)

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

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

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 18 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

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

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

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

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
 
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Domfront

Domfront

at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Domfront guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alencon guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide
Sees

Sees

at 36 km (direction east)

The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but...

See Sees guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

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

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide

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

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Patrice-du-Desert

  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (7km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (18km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (22km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (31km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (35km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (35km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (37km)

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

What to do at Saint-Patrice-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-Patrice-du-Desert.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (11km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (8km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (27km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (25km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (27km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (27km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (43km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (27km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Patrice-du-Desert is in the north of France at 32 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Patrice-du-Desert is 198 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Patrice-du-Desert

Canton: Carrouges

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61600

Distance to Saint-Patrice-du-Desert

from Alencon (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 198 km

from Calais: 309 km

from Nice: 793 km

from Bordeaux: 412 km

from Strasbourg: 592 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-Patrice-du-Desert from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antoigny, Joue-du-Bois, La Ferte-Mace, La Motte-Fouquet, La Pallu, Magny-le-Desert, Neuilly-le-Vendin and Saint-Ouen-le-Brisoult.

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

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