City on a human scale located in a limestone plain, surrounded by forests and Gouffern Ecouves.
With a rich past, the city has an old Argentan lacemaking tradition, with the famous Argentan Point.
Argentan between Paris and Mont Saint-Michel enjoys a central location in the very bucolic Orne department. You can easily visit the Pays d'Auge or the Perche or " climb " its very old mountains in Switzerland Normande or Mancelles Alps.
This is also horse country with many stud whose Haras du Pin 12 km.
At the gastronomic heritage, enjoy the Normandy specialties : cider, perry, knob (! In moderation), and the famous cheeses (Camembert village is only 25 km).