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.


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Map of places to visit near Bellou-en-Houlme

More information about Bellou-en-Houlme & region

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)

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); Jardins de la Pellerine (61km)

Sites of natural beauty Rochers des Parcs (25km); Signal d'Écouves (38km); Forêt d'Écouves (41km); Forêt de Saint-Sever (46km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (46km); Roches de Ham (58km)

Towns of Art and history Mayenne (44km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Villers-Bocage (46km); Torigni-sur-Vire (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Fraimbault (30km); Saint-Loup-du-Gast (36km); Domjean (54km)

Zoo and/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

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