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Vaunoise tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Belleme at 6 km from Vaunoise

Visit Vaunoise: highlights and tourist information

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Vaunoise is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleme at 6 km and Mortagne-au-Perche at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vaunoise, 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 Vaunoise in Normandy.

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

Belleme

Belleme

at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural...

See Belleme guide
Mortagne-au-Perche

Mortagne-au-Perche

at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide
La Ferte-Bernard

La Ferte-Bernard

at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Sarthe department

The medieval character and picturesque setting make La Ferté-Bernard one of our...

See La Ferte-Bernard guide
Le Perche

Le Perche

at 23 km (direction east)

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of...

See Le Perche guide
 
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Nogent-le-Rotrou

Nogent-le-Rotrou

at 25 km (direction east), in the Eure-et-Loir department

Within the Perche Regional Natural Park, in Nogent-le-Rotrou you...

See Nogent-le-Rotrou guide
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Sarthe department

It is the countryside around Beaumont-sur-Sarthe that is the main...

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide
Alencon

Alencon

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Alencon guide
Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

at 35 km (direction west), in the Sarthe department

The traditional market hall and remains of a medieval castle, and...

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide
Sees

Sees

at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sees guide
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west)

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Le Mans

Le Mans

at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Sarthe department

Le Mans is best known for its famous car...

See Le Mans guide
Sillé-le-Guillaume

Sillé-le-Guillaume

at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 49 km (direction north-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide

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Map of places to visit near Vaunoise

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Markets in and near Vaunoise

  • Mamers: market Monday (9km)
  • Le Theil: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Remalard: market Monday (23km)
  • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (23km)
  • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Tourouvre: market Friday (29km)

More information about Vaunoise, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Vaunoise, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (23km)
  • Sassy (49km)
  • Jardins du Mirail (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Perseigne (18km)
  • Forêt d'Écouves (37km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (40km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (41km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Coulaines (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vaunoise is in the north of France at 30 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Vaunoise is 148 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaunoise

Canton: Bellême

Arrondissement: Mortagne-au-Perche

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61130

Distance to Vaunoise

from Alencon (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 148 km

from Calais: 305 km

from Nice: 736 km

from Bordeaux: 400 km

from Strasbourg: 536 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 Vaunoise from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Appenai-sous-Belleme, Chemilli, Ige, La Perriere, Origny-le-Butin, Origny-le-Roux, Saint-Fulgent-Des-Ormes and Saint-Pierre-Des-Ormes.

This page in French: Visiter Vaunoise

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