Vaunoise tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaunoise in Orne

Visit Vaunoise: highlights and tourist information

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

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Vaunoise

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

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)

Geography and distances

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

Vaunoise 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 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