Bellou-en-Houlme tourism, attractions and travel guide

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Visit Bellou-en-Houlme: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Bellou-en-Houlme on map of France

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, tourism 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

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

More information about Bellou-en-Houlme & region

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)

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

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