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Vingt-Hanaps tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sees at 10 km from Vingt-Hanaps

Visit Vingt-Hanaps: highlights and tourist information

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Vingt-Hanaps is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sees at 10 km and Alencon at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vingt-Hanaps, 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 Vingt-Hanaps in Normandy.

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



at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Sees guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Alencon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

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

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide
Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Haras du Pin guide


at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Argentan guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See Fresnay-sur-Sarthe guide


at 30 km (direction east)

There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche,...

See Mortagne-au-Perche guide


at 33 km (direction south), in the Sarthe department

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

See Beaumont-sur-Sarthe guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Belleme guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 41 km (direction west)

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Sarthe department

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

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


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

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

See Falaise guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vingt-Hanaps


Markets in and near Vingt-Hanaps

  • Sees: market Saturday (10km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Mamers: market Monday (25km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Fresnay-sur-Sarthe: market Saturday (28km)
  • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (36km)
  • Trun: market Thursday (37km)

More information about Vingt-Hanaps, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Vingt-Hanaps, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (19km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Écouves (6km)
  • Signal d'Écouves (8km)
  • Forêt de Perseigne (15km)
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (24km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Tourouvre (39km)

Geography and distances

Vingt-Hanaps is in the north of France at 11 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Vingt-Hanaps is 167 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vingt-Hanaps

Canton: Alençon 3e Canton

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61250

Distance to Vingt-Hanaps

from Alencon (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 167 km

from Calais: 297 km

from Nice: 767 km

from Bordeaux: 413 km

from Strasbourg: 560 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 Vingt-Hanaps from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bursard, Forges, Hauterive, La Chapelle-Pres-Sees, Larre, Le Bouillon, Menil-Erreux, Neauphe-sous-Essai, Radon, Saint-Gervais-du-Perron and Semalle.

This page in French: Visiter Vingt-Hanaps

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