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Photo is of Lassay-les-Chateaux at 8 km from Lore

Visit Lore: highlights and tourist information

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Lore is situated in the Orne department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lassay-les-Chateaux at 8 km and Domfront at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lore, 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 Lore in Normandy.

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



at 8 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets...

See Domfront guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 20 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is...

See Mayenne (town) guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the...

See Jublains guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame,...

See Evron guide
Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Garden at 41 km (direction east)

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in...

See Les Jardins de la Mansoniere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east)

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural...

See Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei guide


at 45 km (direction north-west), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the...

See Vire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Mayenne department

The medieval village and the castle in the pretty village of...

See Sainte-Suzanne guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Sarthe department

Sillé le Guillaume has a chateau dating to the 11th century...

See Sillé-le-Guillaume guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the substantial...

See Laval guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction,...

See Fougeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lore


Markets in and near Lore

  • 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)

More information about Lore, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Lore, France

What to do at Lore? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Lore.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Carrouges Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

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

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Fraimbault (9km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (11km)
  • Juvigne (44km)

Geography and distances

Lore is in the north of France at 50 kilometres from Alencon, the department capital (general information: Lore is 219 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avrilly, Ceauce, Rennes-en-Grenouilles, Saint-Denis-de-Villenette and Sept-Forges.

This page in French: Visiter Lore

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