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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Orne

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).

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude48.7440010 (N 48° 44’ 38”)
Longitude-0.0165660 (W 0° 0’ 60”)
AltitudeFrom 152m to 228m
Surface area18.18 km²
Population14870 inhabitants
Density817 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAlençon (50 km, 38 min)
Insee code61006
IntercommunalityCC Argentan Intercom

Nearest cities & towns

Urou-et-Crennes3 km (6 min)
Juvigny-sur-Orne4 km (7 min)
Sarceaux4.1 km (9 min)
Sai4.5 km (9 min)
Aunou-le-Faucon5.3 km (10 min)
Moulins-sur-Orne5.5 km (11 min)
Fontenai-sur-Orne5.7 km (10 min)
Sévigny5.7 km (9 min)
Occagnes6.1 km (10 min)
Goulet7.3 km (12 min)
Silly-en-Gouffern7.5 km (9 min)
Bailleul7.8 km (11 min)
Fleuré7.9 km (11 min)
Montgaroult9 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Performance halls

Events and festivities

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
"Intérieur à Ciel Ouvert" contemporary garden
Nature and the great outdoors5 € Athis-Val-de-Rouvre (37 km)
Canoe-kayak at the heart of Swiss Normandy
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Le Hom (44 km)
Calvados-tasting at La Monnerie
Local flavours3 € Cerisy-Belle-Étoile (45 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Pays Domfrontais
Car itineraryEasy5h00Soucé (57 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals