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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

TownArgentanUrou-et-Crennes at 2.4 km
Insee code61006Sai at 3 km
Postcode61200Juvigny-sur-Orne at 3.2 km
Latitude48.7440010Sarceaux at 3.3 km
Longitude-0.0165660Sévigny at 4.1 km
AltitudeFrom 152 to 228 metersMoulins-sur-Orne at 4.3 km
Surface18.18 km²Aunou-le-Faucon at 4.4 km
Population14981 inhabitantsFontenai-sur-Orne at 4.7 km
Density824 inhabitants/km²Saint-Loyer-des-Champs at 5.4 km
National labelsOccagnes at 5.7 km
Chief townAlençon (at 50 km, 38 min)Goulet at 5.7 km
DepartmentOrneBailleul at 6.4 km
RegionLower NormandySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

City to human scale located in a limestone plain, surrounded by forests and Gouffern Ecouves.

With a rich past, the city has a tradition Argentan old lace, with the famous Point Argentan.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Monuments to be missed: the church of Saint Germain (visits in summer), the tower, the tower Marguerite, the many mansions, the water of Noah ...
  • Various tours are offered free. A discovery trail was also created: you can discover the city walking freely. This circuit has also been adapted for children aged 7 to 12 years, with a questionnaire and the opportunity to win a gift in the end.
  • The Lace House is also to discover, in groups or alone: it has the lace in all its forms, needle, bobbin or mechanical. Temporary exhibitions are held annually. For example, in 2006, the exhibition showed dresses and underwear for the seamstress Chantal Thomass.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Argentan
Information pointsTourist Office of Argentan
MonumentsChurch Saint-Germain,   Church Saint-Martin
Performance hallsQuai des Arts

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • The night market is held every year in early July.
  • Quasimodo Fair takes place annually the weekend after Easter.
  • Exhibitions are held throughout the year in the Chapel of St. Nicolas where the Office of Tourism.
  • The Media and the Hospital are also exhibitions.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

The carriage rides are held every summer to explore the city and its immediate surroundings.

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Places of interest include the town's historic centre and lace museum
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WEATHER

Sunday 31 August
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Min. 9°C - Max. 19°C
Monday 1 September
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Min. 7°C - Max. 21°C
Tuesday 2 September
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Min. 12°C - Max. 21°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Renaissance  
9.4
Argentan
Between Caen and Alençon, near the banks of the Orne and the landing beaches, this is a paradise for hiking and horseback riding. The playground Arnaud Viel also where head chef finalist...
Located in Argentan28 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Pavillon de Gouffern  
8.3
Silly-en-Gouffern
Le Pavillon de Gouffern, hunting lodge elegantly renovated eighteenth century, offers a gastronomic tradition in Norman. You will enjoy specialties while enjoying an exceptional se...
Located 6.4 km from Argentan34 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Ansolina
Écouché
In love with a kitchen 'Aux Mille Plaisirs', discover the palette of Ansolina favorite recipes, combining flavors Norman Palace today, preserving the natural products of the soil. You...
Located 8.6 km from Argentan26 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 4 bedroomsLa Ferme de l'Isle aux oiseaux    
9.6
Fontenai-sur-Orne
A 3 km from the center of Argentan, the Ferme de l'Isle birds, is a fortified farmhouse dating from the eighteenth. The arrangement of buildings form a courtyard, landscaped, accessible...
Located 4.8 km from ArgentanFrom 85 € to 120 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsPierre & Denise boulier à Ecouché    
9.1
Écouché
Village house. Upstairs: 1 bedroom (1 bed 2 pers., Poss 1 bed 1 pers.), Bathroom, private toilets. 1 room with balcony access to the garden (1 lit 2 pers., 1 bed 1 pers., 1 convertible...
Located 8.4 km from ArgentanFrom 50 € to 55 € the double room 
Castle with 2 bedroomsAtelier Balias - Château de Serans    
9.2
Écouché
The rooms are rooms of charm and trois épis, classified by gites de France. Each room has television with DVD player. Furniture of style and view on the sculpture parc which shows 55...
Located 9.2 km from Argentan75 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Chalet for 6 personsRelais du saussay
Pertheville-Ners
3 cottages 5 to 6 people, fully equipped, in a quiet and green from a forest and fishing ponds in the day. 35 minutes from Caen and the sea Ouistreham, Cabourg and beaches. 5 km from...
Located 16.3 km from ArgentanFrom 280 € to 390 € per week 
House for 28 personsLe Presbytère de Champcerie   NEW
Champcerie
Ideal for family reunions, friends, associations, backpackers, bikers welcome. Rent by the night, weekend, midweek, week. Price from 22 € / person per night Open all year guaranteed...
Located 16.4 km from ArgentanFrom 1400 € to 3700 € per week 
House for 4 personsLa p'tite maison du lavoir  
10
Vaudeloges
If you want to discover the Normandy between friends or family completely restored in 2013 in an old building 'the wash house Little Miss', offers tranquility and relaxation of footpaths...
Located 22 km from ArgentanFrom 280 € to 400 € per week 

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HOTELS

Inter-Hotel Aries - Hotel in ArgentanInter-Hotel Aries     
7.1
Argentan
This pleasant and quiet hotel is situated near the heart of the historic town of Argentan and features quality accommodation and a friendly, helpful staff. Guestrooms are comfortable...
Located in ArgentanRoom from 62 €
Hôtel Le Donjon - Hotel in ArgentanHôtel Le Donjon    
7.6
Argentan
This hotel is a 10-minute walk from Argentan Train Station and 150 metres from Château des Ducs. It offers soundproofed rooms, free Wi-Fi access and a restaurant. All the heated rooms...
Located in ArgentanRoom from 47 €
Hostellerie de la Renaissance - Hotel in ArgentanHostellerie de la Renaissance    
8
Argentan
Situated close to the Normandy beaches, Hostellerie De La Renaissance offers elegantly decorated rooms. It features a sauna, a hot tub and a gastronomic restaurant with an award winning...
Located in ArgentanRoom from 66 €

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Mercure Alençon
Situated 5 minutes from the city centre of Alençon and one km from exit 19 on the A28 motorway, the hotel offers cosy, 2-star accommodation. The hotel...
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Hotel Inn Design Resto Novo Alençon
Hotel inn Design offers modern and comfortable rooms in a peaceful environment. It features a restaurant, free private parking,a...
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