Bellou-en-Houlme tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bellou-en-Houlme: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby 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.

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

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bellou-en-Houlme in Normandy.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


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Map of places to visit near Bellou-en-Houlme

Markets in and near Bellou-en-Houlme

  • 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, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Bellou-en-Houlme, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bellou-en-Houlme.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

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

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-channel 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 as being close (less than kilometres from ): 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: Visiter Bellou-en-Houlme