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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Orne

Bagnoles-de-l'Orne - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Orne

Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is located southeast of Normandy, in the Orne department makes farmland and forest, stables and castles. Nestled in the heart of 7000 hectares of forest and the Regional Natural Park Normandie-Maine, Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is a spa resort and born with the birth of tourism in the late nineteenth century. Her spa is known for the treatment of venous diseases (phlebology) and rheumatism. The site was chosen for its calm and its environment, a large hotel, a casino located near a lake, all connected by a park crossed by a river and a water: and were created in the nineteenth century spa towns. Magnificent villas still testify in the Belle Epoque district created by Albert Christophle, MP and prefect of Orne, between 1886 and 1914. At the time of specifications imposed conditions of elevation: using local and natural materials (sandstone, wood and wrought iron), volumes (perpendicular plane, turret, balcony, bay window...) and colors (blue, yellow, red and green).

Bagnoles-de-l'Orne offers a wide choice of accommodation, making it an ideal place to stay.

The resort is a place conducive to hiking that makes walking, biking or horseback (250 km of paths in the forest Andaines). Sports outdoor abound: swimming, tennis, archery, golf, Nordic walking...

And there is also a range of leisure suitable for all ages: discovery trail, adventure trail in the trees, mini golf, vélorail, pédal'eau but kind family outings, guided tours...

Earth history, legends, heritage, culture, leisure and sports, and the grove Bagnoles-de-l'Orne are also a gastronomic region (calvados, pommel, cider, perry, guts, buttons...). In autumn, the first falling leaves, mushroom safaris are organized Andaines Forest.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude48.5583990 (N 48° 33’ 30”)
Longitude-0.4150910 (W 0° 24’ 54”)
Surface area5.34 km²
Population2446 inhabitants
Density458 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAlençon (47 km, 49 min)
Insee code61483
IntercommunalityCC du Pays d'Andaine
RegionLower Normandy

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Michel-des-Andaines3.2 km (7 min)
Tessé-Froulay4.6 km (8 min)
Couterne6.1 km (9 min)
Haleine6.2 km (11 min)
La Chapelle-d'Andaine7.1 km (9 min)
Antoigny7.4 km (14 min)
La Ferté-Macé7.9 km (12 min)
Juvigny-sous-Andaine8.3 km (11 min)
La Sauvagère8.4 km (13 min)
Thuboeuf8.4 km (15 min)
Méhoudin9 km (13 min)
Saint-Patrice-du-Désert9.7 km (22 min)
Saint-Julien-du-Terroux9.7 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities


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Lake Casino
Lake Casino
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view of the lake and the cottage Norman
view of the lake and the cottage Norman
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Bagnoles-de-l'Orne Baths
Bagnoles-de-l'Orne Baths
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Bagnoles-de-l'Orne Golf
Bagnoles-de-l'Orne Golf
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Many walks circuits to by car or bus from Bagnoles-de-l'Orne:

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Contemporary garden " Indoor Open Air "
Nature and the great outdoors5 € Athis-de-l'Orne (29 km)
Calvados-tasting at La Monnerie
Local flavours3 € Cerisy-Belle-Étoile (31 km)
Canoeing in the heart of the Suisse Normande
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Thury-Harcourt (48 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Pays Domfrontais
Car itineraryEasy5h00Soucé (21 km)
Around Lande Pourrie
Car itineraryEasy4h00Saint-Cyr-du-Bailleul (28 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals