Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 48 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne is 194 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Falaise at 15 km and Argentan at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne, 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 Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne 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 Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne

Markets in and near Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne

  • Briouze: market Monday (11km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (15km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (20km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (22km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (25km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (33km)

More information about Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (28km)
  • Boutemont (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (19km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (35km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (37km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (44km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (44km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (42km)
  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (63km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne

Canton: Putanges-Pont-Écrepin

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61210

Distance to Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne

from Alencon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 194 km

from Calais: 286 km

from Nice: 810 km

from Bordeaux: 439 km

from Strasbourg: 590 km

Getting here

Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne 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 Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazoches-Au-Houlme, Champcerie, Chenedouit, La Foret-Auvray, La Fresnaye-Au-Sauvage, Les Rotours, Menil-Gondouin, Menil-Hermei, Menil-Jean, Putanges-Pont-Ecrepin, Rabodanges, Saint-Andre-de-Briouze and Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Croix-sur-Orne