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Bellou-en-Houlme tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Bellou-en-Houlme in Orne

Photo of Bagnoles de l'Orne at 16 km from Bellou-en-Houlme

Visit Bellou-en-Houlme: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location: 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: these include Bagnoles de l'Orne at 16 km and Domfront at 19 km . For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bellou-en-Houlme tourism: selected places to visit and attractions

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

photo of Bagnoles de l'Orne
Bagnoles de l'Orne 16km
photo of Domfront
Domfront 19km
photo of Falaise
Falaise 29km
photo of Argentan
Argentan 32km
photo of Mayenne
Mayenne 44km
photo of Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei
Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei 45km
photo of Alencon
Alencon 49km

Map of places to visit near Bellou-en-Houlme and location information

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More information about Bellou-en-Houlme & region

Bellou-en-Houlme hotels

Orne (local department)

Normandy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

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)
  • Trun: market Thursday (39km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (39km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (40km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives: market Monday (47km)
  • Alencon: market Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (48km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (55km)

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! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei (45km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Domfront (19km); Argentan (32km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (28km)

Remarkable gardens Sassy (33km); Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (42km)

Sites of natural beauty Rochers des Parcs (25km); Signal d'Écouves (38km); Forêt d'Écouves (41km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (46km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Torigni-sur-Vire (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Fraimbault (30km); Saint-Loup-du-Gast (36km)

zoo or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Jurques (41km)

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

Close by

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.

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.

This page in French: Visitez Bellou-en-Houlme

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