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Tanques tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Argentan at 8 km from Tanques

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Visit Tanques: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Tanques is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 31 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Tanques is 179 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 8 km and Haras du Pin at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tanques, 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 Tanques 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 Tanques

Markets in and near Tanques

  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (19km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (20km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (22km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (24km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (25km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (31km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (37km)

More information about Tanques, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Tanques, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (15km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (6km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal d'Écouves (17km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (19km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (37km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (38km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (61km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tanques

Canton: Écouché

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61150

Distance to Tanques

from Alencon (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 179 km

from Calais: 287 km

from Nice: 791 km

from Bordeaux: 430 km

from Strasbourg: 575 km

Getting here

Tanques 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 Tanques from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avoine, Bouce, Ecouche, Fleure, Fontenai-sur-Orne, Francheville, Goulet, Joue-du-Plain, Louce, Saint-Christophe-le-Jajolet, Sarceaux, Serans, Sevrai, Vieux-Pont and Vrigny.

This page in French: Visiter Tanques

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