Lore tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lore: highlights and tourist information

Lore is situated in the Orne (Normandy region) in the north of France at 50 km from Alencon, the department capital. (General information: Lore is 219 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront at 13 km and Bagnoles de l'Orne at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lore, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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

Plan your visit to Lore

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More information about Lore & region

Markets in and near Lore

Local markets

  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (19km)
  • La Ferte-Mace: market Thursday (20km)
  • Mayenne: market Saturday & Monday (20km)
  • Villaines-la-Juhel: market Monday (27km)
  • Briouze: market Monday (28km)
  • Flers: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (37km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Lore, 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 Lore and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei (41km); Sainte-Suzanne (46km)

National Monuments Carrouges Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Domfront (13km); Argentan (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs Normandie-Maine (26km)

Remarkable gardens Parc et jardin de Clivoy (36km); Jardins de la Pellerine (40km); Sassy (48km)

Sites of natural beauty Source - Couesnon (40km); Mont du Haut-Fourché (40km); Forêt de Fougères (44km); Forêt de Saint-Sever (50km); Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (53km); Étang de Haute-Vilaine (55km); Étang de Paintourteau (58km); Étang de la Valière (61km)

Towns of Art and history Mayenne (20km); Jublains (26km); Evron (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Fraimbault (9km); Saint-Loup-du-Gast (11km); Juvigne (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lore

Canton: Juvigny-sous-Andaine

Arrondissement: Alençon

Department: Orne

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 61330

Distance to Lore

from Alencon (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 219 km

from Calais: 325 km

from Nice: 805 km

from Bordeaux: 406 km

from Strasbourg: 613 km

Getting here

Lore 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 Lore from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Lore): Avrilly, Ceauce, Rennes-en-Grenouilles, Saint-Denis-de-Villenette and Sept-Forges.

This page in French: Visitez Lore