Belleme tourism and travel guide

Photo of Belleme in Orne

Visit Belleme: highlights and tourist information

France This Way comment: The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of opportunities to enjoy the natural environment

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Belleme. For detailed visitor information see the Belleme travel guide

Attractions in Belleme

    Belleme is situated in the Orne, Normandy region, in the north of France at 36 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Belleme is 142 km from Paris).

    Popular places to visit nearby include Nogent-le-Rotrou at 20 km and La Ferte-Bernard at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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    Belleme, France: places to visit and attractions

    Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Belleme in Normandy. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


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

    Map of places to visit near Belleme


    Markets in and near Belleme

    Local markets

    • Mamers: market Monday (15km)
    • Le Theil: market Wednesday (15km)
    • Remalard: market Monday (16km)
    • Mortagne-Au-Perche: market Saturday all day (16km)
    • Nogent-le-Rotrou: market Saturday all day (20km)
    • La Ferte-Bernard: market Saturday & Monday (22km)
    • Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: market Wednesday (22km)
    • Longny-Au-Perche: market Wednesday (22km)
    • Bonnetable: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
    • Tourouvre: market Friday (25km)

    More information about Belleme, Normandy

    Tourist attractions to visit near Belleme, France

    Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Belleme and wondering what to do next!

    Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

    Regional Natural Parcs

    • Perche (17km) [Map]

    Churches and religious monuments

    • Abbaye de l'Epau (Yvre-l'Eveque) (46km) [Map]
    • Cathédrale Saint Julien (Le Mans) (49km) [Map]

    Remarkable gardens

    • Jardin de la petite Rochelle (16km) [Map]
    • Sassy (52km) [Map]

    Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

    (see also historical French towns)

    Sites of natural beauty

    • Forêt de Perseigne (24km) [Map]
    • Forêt d'Écouves (42km) [Map]
    • Signal d'Écouves (44km) [Map]

    Villages d'etape

    (recommended place to break a long journey)

    • Tourouvre (25km) [Map]

    Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

    • Coulaines (47km) [Map]

    Geography and distances

    Geographical Information

    Commune: Belleme

    Canton: Bellême

    Arrondissement: Mortagne-au-Perche

    Department: Orne

    Region: Normandy

    Postcode: 61130

    Distance to Belleme

    from Alencon (prefecture): 36 km

    from Paris: 142 km

    from Calais: 301 km

    from Nice: 733 km

    from Bordeaux: 403 km

    from Strasbourg: 530 km

    Getting here

    Belleme is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive in one of the cross-challen ferry ports with Caen being especially close, typically within an hours drive. For driving distances to Belleme from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

    We have 11 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Belleme): Appenai-sous-Belleme, Bellavilliers, Dame-Marie, Eperrais, Ige, La Chapelle-Souef, Saint-Aubin-Des-Grois, Saint-Cyr-la-Rosiere, Saint-Jean-de-la-Foret, Saint-Ouen-de-la-Cour and Serigny.

    This page in French: Visitez Belleme