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Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 15 km and Argentan at 28 km.

Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Argentan guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 32 km (direction south)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Domfront guide
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at 37 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen is...

See Caen guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide


at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden set...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sees guide


at 51 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

The medieval Chateau de Creully is the highlight in Creully...

See Creully guide


Seaside resort at 54 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one of the longest...

See Cabourg guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne

  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (13km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (15km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (16km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (27km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (28km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (30km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

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National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (27km)
  • Sassy (34km)
  • Plantbessin (51km)
  • Boutemont (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (10km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (37km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (39km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (44km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (45km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (46km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (33km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (33km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne is in the north of France at 57 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne is 200 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne

Canton: Putanges-Pont-Écrepin

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61430

Distance to Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne

from Alencon (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 200 km

from Calais: 284 km

from Nice: 819 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 597 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-Philbert-sur-Orne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breel, Cahan, La Foret-Auvray, La Lande-Saint-Simeon, Le Detroit, Le Mesnil-Villement, Les IsLes Bardel, Les Loges-Saulces, Menil-Hermei, Menil-Hubert-sur-Orne, Menil-Vin, Notre-Dame-du-Rocher, Pont-d'Ouilly, Rapilly, Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne, Segrie-Fontaine and Taillebois.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne


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