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Sainte-Opportune tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Opportune in Orne

Photo is of Bagnoles de l'Orne at 21 km from Sainte-Opportune

Visit Sainte-Opportune: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Opportune is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 21 km and Falaise at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sainte-Opportune, 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-Opportune 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 21 km (direction south)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Domfront guide
Argentan

Argentan

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Argentan guide
 
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Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 34 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
Vire

Vire

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

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore...

See Vire guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Sees

Sees

at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sees guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 48 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide
Caen

Caen

at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Caen guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alencon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Opportune

 
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Markets in and near Sainte-Opportune

  • Briouze: market Monday (6km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (15km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (18km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (24km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (35km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (35km)

More information about Sainte-Opportune, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Opportune, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (19km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (39km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (42km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (41km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (35km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Sainte-Opportune is in the north of France at 51 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Opportune is 203 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Opportune

Canton: Briouze

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61100

Distance to Sainte-Opportune

from Alencon (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 203 km

from Calais: 294 km

from Nice: 814 km

from Bordeaux: 434 km

from Strasbourg: 600 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 Sainte-Opportune from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellou-en-Houlme, Briouze, Chenedouit, Cramenil, Durcet, Echalou, La Carneille, Landigou, Les Tourailles, Notre-Dame-du-Rocher, Pointel, Ronfeugerai and Sainte-Honorine-la-Guillaume.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Opportune

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