Orne places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Orne department of Normandy. See also our Orne travel guide

photo of Alencon


There are several sites of historical interest in Alencon, best known as a centre for lace production
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photo of Argentan


Despite extensive war time damage Argentan has retained several sites of interest
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Bagnoles de l'Orne

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


Belleme is one of several small attractive villages within the Perche Natural Regional Park
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photo of Domfront


The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the old town of Domfront
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photo of Haras du Pin

Haras du Pin

The Haras du Pin is the oldest of the national horse training centres in France, and preserves its 18th century buildings
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Le Perche

The peaceful countryside of the Perche Natural Regional Park has lots of opportunities to enjoy the natural environment
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photo of Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere

Les Jardins de la Mansoniere is a lovely garden in the charming village of St-Ceneri-le-Gerei
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photo of Mortagne-au-Perche


There are several places of historic interest to discover here at Mortagne-au-Perche, within the Perche Natural Regional Park
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photo of Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei


Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei is a very pretty village in the Regional Natural Park of Normandie-Marne.
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The cathedral is the famous attraction at Sees, but there are other sites of interest in the town and the nearby Ecouves Forest to explore
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For more information see the Orne guide

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Market towns & days in Orne

all markets in morning unless otherwise stated

Alencon: Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday
Argentan: Tuesday & Friday
Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday
Briouze: Monday
Flers: Wednesday & Saturday
La Ferte-Mace: Thursday
Le Mele-sur-Sarthe: Wednesday
Le Theil: Wednesday
Longny-Au-Perche: Wednesday
Mortagne-Au-Perche: Saturday all day
Remalard: Monday
Sees: Saturday
Tourouvre: Friday
Trun: Thursday
Vitrai-sous-Laigle: Tuesday

Tourist attractions to visit in Orne

The following sites have received official "tourist classifications"...

4* Towns in Bloom


Ville d'etape


Listed 'Remarkable Gardens'

Jardin de la petite Rochelle


Regional Natural Parcs


Perche: See tourist guide

Towns classified as Recommended Detours

Argentan: See tourist guide

Domfront: See tourist guide

National Monuments

Carrouges Chateau

Villages classified as "most beautiful villages"

Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei: See tourist guide