Saint-Simeon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Simeon: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Simeon is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 62 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Simeon is 231 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront at 16 km and Lassay-les-Chateaux at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Simeon, 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-Simeon 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-Simeon

Markets in and near Saint-Simeon

  • Gorron: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (21km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (31km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (32km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (32km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)

More information about Saint-Simeon, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Simeon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Simeon.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Pellerine (28km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (29km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Couesnon (29km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (32km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (42km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (44km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (45km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (48km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (50km)
  • Étang de la Valière (52km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Ducey (43km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (4km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (15km)
  • Juvigne (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (59km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Simeon

Canton: Passais

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61350

Distance to Saint-Simeon

from Alencon (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 231 km

from Calais: 333 km

from Nice: 813 km

from Bordeaux: 404 km

from Strasbourg: 625 km

Getting here

Saint-Simeon 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-Simeon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Couesmes-Vauce, Le Pas, Lesbois, Mantilly, Passais and Saint-Fraimbault.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Simeon