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Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Haras du Pin at 10 km from Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere

Visit Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 10 km and Argentan at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere, 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-Pierre-la-Riviere in Normandy.

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

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Argentan guide
Sees

Sees

at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Sees guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 29 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
 
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Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 35 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in tribute...

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 36 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone...

See Lisieux guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 38 km (direction north-north-west), 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 38 km (direction north-north-west), 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
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

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

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 43 km (direction south-east)

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle...

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of...

See Beuvron guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 45 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Alencon guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere

  • Trun: market Thursday (12km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (25km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (27km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (29km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (33km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (36km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (37km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (27km)
  • Boutemont (40km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (58km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (62km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (33km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (33km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (56km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (57km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (27km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere is in the north of France at 45 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere is 158 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere

Canton: Exmes

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61310

Distance to Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere

from Alencon (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 158 km

from Calais: 264 km

from Nice: 787 km

from Bordeaux: 447 km

from Strasbourg: 555 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-Pierre-la-Riviere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubry-le-Panthou, Avernes-sous-Exmes, Chambois, Champosoult, Coudehard, Courmenil, La Fresnaie-Fayel, Menil-Hubert-en-Exmes, Mont-Ormel, Ommeel, Roiville, Survie and Villebadin.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pierre-la-Riviere

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