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Silly-en-Gouffern tourism and travel guide

Photo of Silly-en-Gouffern in Orne

Photo is of Haras du Pin at 6 km from Silly-en-Gouffern

Visit Silly-en-Gouffern: highlights and tourist information

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Silly-en-Gouffern is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 6 km and Argentan at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Silly-en-Gouffern, 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 Silly-en-Gouffern in Normandy.

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

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Haras du Pin guide


at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Argentan guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sees guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide


at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Alencon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-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 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Beuvron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Silly-en-Gouffern


Markets in and near Silly-en-Gouffern

  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (7km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (10km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (18km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (30km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (33km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (36km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (36km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (36km)

More information about Silly-en-Gouffern, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Silly-en-Gouffern, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (23km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (23km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (41km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (42km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (46km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (38km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (47km)

Geography and distances

Silly-en-Gouffern is in the north of France at 36 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Silly-en-Gouffern is 168 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Silly-en-Gouffern

Canton: Exmes

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61310

Distance to Silly-en-Gouffern

from Alencon (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 168 km

from Calais: 275 km

from Nice: 788 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 564 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 Silly-en-Gouffern from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubry-en-Exmes, Aunou-le-Faucon, Bailleul, Chambois, Fel, Juvigny-sur-Orne, La Cochere, Le Bourg-Saint-Leonard, Le Pin-Au-Haras, Ommeel, Sai and Urou-et-Crennes.

This page in French: Visiter Silly-en-Gouffern

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