Vimoutiers tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Haras du Pin at 22 km from Vimoutiers

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Vimoutiers is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vimoutiers in Normandy.

Popular places to visit nearby include Haras du Pin at 22 km and Lisieux Basilica at 23 km.

Vimoutiers, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse training centres in...

See Haras du Pin guide
Lisieux Basilica

Lisieux Basilica

Church at 23 km (direction south-south-west), in the Calvados department

The basilica in Lisieux is a 20th century church built in tribute to Saint-Therese,...

See Lisieux Basilica guide


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

The painstaking rebuilding of Lisieux since the war has gone a long way to...

See Lisieux guide


at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Argentan guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Cambremer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d\'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

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

Chateau de Boutemont

Castle at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Chateau de Boutemont guide


at 29 km (direction west), in the Calvados department

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting monuments in the...

See Falaise guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

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

See Beuvron guide


at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Sees guide
Chateau de Beaumesnil

Chateau de Beaumesnil

Castle at 38 km (direction east), in the Eure department

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

See Chateau de Beaumesnil guide


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

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer artisans and artists are brought...

See Dives-sur-Mer guide


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

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and there are also some...

See Houlgate guide


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

Villers-sur-Mer is one of several friendly beach resorts along the Normandy coast...

See Villers-sur-Mer guide

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Markets in and near Vimoutiers

  • Trun: market Thursday (16km)
  • Orbec: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (20km)
  • Montreuil-l'Argille: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Lisieux: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Mezidon-Canon: market Sunday (25km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (29km)
  • Thiberville: market Monday (30km)
  • Bernay: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)

More information about Vimoutiers, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Vimoutiers, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (21km)
  • Boutemont (28km)
  • Sassy (33km)
  • Arboretum d'Harcourt (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (44km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (44km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (49km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (50km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (51km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Orbec (18km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lisieux (29km)

Geography and distances

Vimoutiers is in the north of France at 56 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Vimoutiers is 157 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vimoutiers

Canton: Vimoutiers

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61120

Distance to Vimoutiers

from Alencon (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 157 km

from Calais: 254 km

from Nice: 795 km

from Bordeaux: 459 km

from Strasbourg: 554 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 Vimoutiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellou, Camembert, Canapville, Crouttes, Fresnay-le-Samson, Guerquesalles, La Breviere, La Chapelle-Haute-Grue, Les Champeaux, Les Moutiers-Hubert, Lisores, Orville, Pontchardon, Roiville, Saint-Ouen-le-Houx, Sainte-Foy-de-Montgommery and Ticheville.

This page in French: Visiter Vimoutiers