top of page
Infos pratiques: Inventaire
Office de tourisme alencon_visite guidee 2.jpg

GUIDED TOURS WITH
THE TOURIST OFFICE

FOLLOW THE GUIDE!

Take a fascinating trip through time in the company of the Tourist Office tour guides!

Explore the historic districts and relive the key moments that shaped the town...

With the help of some amazing anecdotes, the architectural features, the hidden passages and

the old Cité des Ducs are about to unveil all their secrets! 

DSC_1651.jpg

 ALENÇON DISCOVERY 
 

 ALENÇON DISCOVERY - 1h30 

Just passing through and don’t have enough time to see everything?

Then this is the tour for you. In an hour and 30 minutes, our guide will show you the town’s key sights:

the basilica, the old medieval district, the Château des Ducs, the Halle au blé and many other gems...

 OCCUPIED ALENÇON - 1h30 

Explore the town’s history-steeped narrow streets, following in the footsteps of the German soldiers,

the Resistance and General Leclerc’s 2nd Armoured Division. Your chance to hear a few anecdotes

about life in Alençon from 1939 to 1945.

 NOTRE-DAME BASILICA - 30 min. 

Dominating the town centre since the 14th century, Notre-Dame d’Alençon achieved Basilica status in 2009. Contemplate this Gothic gem whose architecture, stained glass windows and eternal links to the Martins, parents of Saint Theresa, never fail to fascinate.

 LE QUARTIER SAINT-LÉONARD - 30 min. 

Go exploring the town’s oldest neighbourhood. Founded in the 4th century on the right bank of

the River Sarthe, the district of Saint-Léonard was built, reworked and embellished by the Dukes of Alençon.

Its narrow streets, hidden courtyards and timber-frame houses will hold no more secrets for you. 

 LA HALLE AU BLÉ- 45 min. 

Monument emblématique de la ville depuis le XIXe siècle, la halle au blé est toujours le cœur d'Alençon. Tour à tour halle marchande, caserne et salle d'expositions et de spectacles, notre guide vous dévoilera ses petits secrets sous sa grande coupole de verre.

LE MOYEN ÂGE, UNE ÉPOQUE SINGULIÈRE - 1h30 

Embarquez pour un voyage inattendu dans la Cité des Ducs et découvrez les croyances et pratiques singulières durant le Moyen Âge.

 NOTRE-DAME BASILICA - 30 min. 

Dominating the town centre since the 14th century, Notre-Dame d’Alençon achieved Basilica status in 2009. Contemplate this Gothic gem whose architecture, stained glass windows and eternal links to the Martins, parents of Saint Theresa, never fail to fascinate.

 NOTRE-DAME BASILICA - 30 min. 

Dominating the town centre since the 14th century, Notre-Dame d’Alençon achieved Basilica status in 2009. Contemplate this Gothic gem whose architecture, stained glass windows and eternal links to the Martins, parents of Saint Theresa, never fail to fascinate.

 SAINT-CÉNERI-LE-GÉREI DISCOVERY 
 
(from April to September) 

Saint-Ceneri ©Floriane Neveux OT 0854_edited.jpg

C'est la fin de la saison à Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei,

notre bureau d'information touristique rouvrira ses portes dès le 6 avril 2024 !

bottom of page