Bellou-en-Houlme tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bellou-en-Houlme in Orne

Visit Bellou-en-Houlme: highlights and tourist information

Bellou-en-Houlme is situated in the Orne, Normandy region, in the north of France at 49 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Bellou-en-Houlme is 205 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront at 19 km and Lassay-les-Chateaux at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bellou-en-Houlme, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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

Markets in and near Bellou-en-Houlme

Local markets

  • Briouze: market Monday (6km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (13km)
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (19km)
  • Falaise: market Saturday (29km)
  • Argentan: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Vire: market Friday (36km)

More information about Bellou-en-Houlme & region

Tourist attractions to visit near Bellou-en-Houlme, 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 Bellou-en-Houlme and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (26km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Normandie-Maine (28km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Sassy (33km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (42km) [Map]
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (61km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Rochers des Parcs (25km) [Map]
  • Signal d'Écouves (38km) [Map]
  • Forêt d'Écouves (41km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (46km) [Map]
  • Mont du Haut-Fourché (46km) [Map]
  • Roches de Ham (58km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (46km) [Map]
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (55km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (30km) [Map]
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (36km) [Map]
  • Domjean (54km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (41km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bellou-en-Houlme

Canton: Messei

Arrondissement: Argentan

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61220

Distance to Bellou-en-Houlme

from Alencon (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 205 km

from Calais: 300 km

from Nice: 812 km

from Bordeaux: 429 km

from Strasbourg: 602 km

Getting here

Bellou-en-Houlme 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 Bellou-en-Houlme from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Bellou-en-Houlme): Briouze, Echalou, La Coulonche, La Ferriere-Aux-Etangs, Le Menil-de-Briouze, Saint-Andre-de-Messei, Sainte-Opportune and Saires-la-Verrerie.

This page in French: Visitez Bellou-en-Houlme