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Touquettes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Touquettes in Orne

Photo is of Haras du Pin at 21 km from Touquettes

Visit Touquettes: highlights and tourist information

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Touquettes is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 21 km and Sees at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Touquettes, 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 Touquettes in Normandy.

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

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide
Sees

Sees

at 28 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sees guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle surrounded by park...

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide
 
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Argentan

Argentan

at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Argentan guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux Basilica guide
Lisieux

Lisieux

at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Lisieux guide
Chateau de Boutemont

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

Beautiful chateau and gardens in the Calvados department of Normandy...

See Chateau de Boutemont guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 46 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

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

See Falaise guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Alencon guide
Belleme

Belleme

at 48 km (direction south-south-east)

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within...

See Belleme guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part...

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Chateau de Harcourt

Chateau de Harcourt

Castle at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Eure department

The Chateau de Harcourt in Eure is a medieval...

See Chateau de Harcourt guide

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Map of places to visit near Touquettes

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Markets in and near Touquettes

  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Vitrai-sous-Laigle: market Tuesday (23km)
  • La Barre-en-Ouche: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Sees: market Saturday (28km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (28km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (29km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (32km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)

More information about Touquettes, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Touquettes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (42km)
  • Boutemont (45km)
  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (48km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (50km)
  • Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (38km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (40km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (45km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (25km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Touquettes is in the north of France at 47 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Touquettes is 141 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Touquettes

Canton: Ferté-Frênel

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61550

Distance to Touquettes

from Alencon (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 141 km

from Calais: 260 km

from Nice: 773 km

from Bordeaux: 447 km

from Strasbourg: 538 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 Touquettes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bocquence, Cisai-Saint-Aubin, La Gonfriere, La Trinite-Des-Laitiers, Le Sap-Andre, Saint-Nicolas-Des-Laitiers and Saint-Pierre-Des-Loges.

This page in French: Visiter Touquettes

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