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Self catering holiday homes accommodation in Alencon. This page lists holiday homes gites cottages accommodation in Alencon and/or closeby. If you are travelling for business or pleasure please choose from our selection of self catering accommodation in Alencon - Hotels around Alencon. Alencon is a fair-sized and busy town in Normandy and is capital of the Orne department. In the 17th century Alencon was chiefly noted for its lace called point d'Alençon. The Musee des Beaux-Arts et de la Dentelle is housed in a former Jesuit school, with a highly informative history of lacemaking upstairs and a few works by Courbet and Géricault. Alençon is linked by the A28 autoroute to Le Mans in the Sarthe to the south and linked to Rouen by a new section of the A28 autoroute.

Alencon - Normandy

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Normandy offers a varied countryside, rich history, and charming villages, historical towns, woodlands and apple orchards. Here you will discover a varied coastline with well known beach resorts, chalk cliffs and rocky outcrops, giving you a fabulous holiday. Normandy is the region of Calavados and Camembert, culture and gastronomy. Enjoy the famous "plateau de fruits de mer" ("sea-banquet") and travel the "Route du Camembert" and "Route du Cidre".

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Where is Alencon?

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Alencon is about 370 kms from Calais and the ferries.

Alencon is about 110 kms from Caen and the ferries.

Alencon is about 250 kms from Paris.

By Air - There are international airports at a number of the country’s major cities. Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport is located 15 miles northeast of Paris. Paris Orly International Airport is located south of Paris. On the west coast of France is Bordeaux International Airport. Lyon Saint-Exupery International Airport is in the centre of France. Nice airport is on the south coast of France. Perpignan is on the French / Spanish border.

By Ferry - Brittany Ferries - Portsmouth to Cherbourg - Caen and St. Malo - Poole to Cherbourg - Plymouth to Roscoff. From Ireland Cork - Roscoff. P&O Ferries - Dover to Calais - Portsmouth to Bilbao in Northern Spain. Normandy is within easy reach of any of the northern coastal ports.

By Train - TGV trains connect the main french cities and their international airports.

Mont St Michel

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