La Ferté-Macé

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownLa Ferté-Macé
Insee code61168
Postcode61600
Latitude48.5893770
Longitude-0.3560270
AltitudeFrom 165 to 286 meters
Surface27.04 km²
Population6235 inhabitants
Density230 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelSaint-Maurice-du-Désert at 3.8 km (7 min)
Chief townAlençon (at 43 km, 45 min)Magny-le-Désert at 4.3 km (8 min)
DepartmentOrneBeauvain at 4.9 km (7 min)
RegionLower NormandySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Located 45 km from Alencon, 25 km from Flers and 6 km from Bagnoles-de-l'Orne, La Ferte-Mace is a city of flowers 3 flowers about 6 602 inhabitants and green holiday resort.

Gastronomic specialties: the filler Fertoise on skewers or in bulk, the stirrups Norman.

The origin of La Ferte-Mace back in time to feudal times. A fortress was built many years ago. The owner, Mr. Mace, came as a seal for posterity, specify the membership fee and baptized the old barony of the name it bears. The writer Jean-Pierre Brisset, celebrated by Jules Romains, Marcel Duchamp, Raymond Queneau, Michel Foucault and Marc Décimo, died there.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Church of Our Lady, the work of Mr. Liger start of construction in 1851. Imposing building 70 meters long and 38 at the transept. 22 m high, its spiers soar to 60 m. The towers are home to 16 bells. The carillon is a unique instrument in the region.
  • Trésorama: exhibition of precious objects, strange or unusual of Catholic worship.
  • Toy Museum and Sound: Open the Easter holidays and in July-August (year-round by reservation for groups).
  • Parc Saint Barré and rose garden.
  • Leisure area with swimming and sports (sailing, pedal boats, swin-golf, mini-golf, archery, climbing ...).
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of La Ferté-Macé
Information pointsTourist Office of La Ferté-Macé
Leisure centresLeisure Centre of La Ferté-Macé,   Museum of the Jouet
MonumentsChurch Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption
Natural sitesForest of the Ferté

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Early May: Flower Market and antique car show. Place Leclerc.
  • End of May: Day Nature (hiking, riding, driving, biking, cycling, Nordic walking ...), lunch grill and various activities in the afternoon.
  • Early September:
  • Art and terroir and wine fair market.
  • Flea market / flea market / garage sale. In the streets of downtown.
  • October: Days Mycological. Mycological exposure. Out in the forest with mycologists.
  • December: Christmas Market. Place Leclerc and Hautvie street.
  • For more information, contact +33 2 33 37 10 97.

PHOTOS

Park View St. BarrePark View St. Barre
 
Notre DameNotre Dame

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WEATHER

Friday 21 November
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Min. 8°C - Max. 13°C
Saturday 22 November
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Min. 10°C - Max. 14°C
Sunday 23 November
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantÔ Gayot  
8.7
Bagnoles-de-l'Orne
Ô Gayot Restaurant is the new place will become an unmissable station. At the heart of the city, at the foot of the fountain and Andaine Forest, close to shops, this property is both...
Located 4.6 km from La Ferté-Macé20 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRestaurant Bois Joli  
8.9
Bagnoles-de-l'Orne
Discover the charm of yesteryear in this restaurant. Le Joli Bois welcomes you in an authentic and refined where you can enjoy gourmet French cuisine. On sunny days, enjoy the terrace...
Located 5.4 km from La Ferté-Macé30 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantHôtel-Restaurant Le Normandie  
7.6
Bagnoles-de-l'Orne
Want a gourmet meal in a relaxing environment? No doubt, The Normandie is for you. Located in the heart of the spa, it offers fine cuisine inspired by local and seasonal produce. The...
Located 5.5 km from La Ferté-Macé32 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 4 bedroomsLa Haute Herbelais    
9.5
Saint-Ouen-le-Brisoult
La Haute Herbelais is a typical Normandy longere situated in the rolling countryside on the edge of the sweeping forests of Andaine.
Located 7.9 km from La Ferté-MacéFrom 50 € to 60 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsLes herbages de beauvais    
9.6
Lignières-Orgères
The Herbages de Beauvais is a carefully restored farmhouse nestled in the heart of Normandy Maine Regional Park. Carole and Jean-Michel will be happy to welcome you in their Cosy cottages...
Located 9.8 km from La Ferté-MacéFrom 50 € to 55 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLa Cloue B&B Chambre D`Hotes, Lassay  
Sainte-Marie-du-Bois
A warm welcome awaits you at our Renovated farmhouse sitting in 15 acres away from the road so quiet and tranquil, we have 4 En-Suite Double bedrooms, plus 1 has a single bed, and 1...
Located 17.4 km from La Ferté-MacéFrom 50 € to 60 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 28 personsLe Presbytère de Champcerie
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 25 km from La Ferté-MacéFrom 1400 € to 3700 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
250 places over 4,7 haCamping Municipal de la Vée   
9.2
Bagnoles-de-l'Orne
The Camping de la Vée welcomes you to a restful country site in the heart of the Andaine forest. Set in delightful surroundings near the town (1 km) with its shops and market, the Camping...
Located 6.6 km from La Ferté-MacéFrom 12.40 € to 13.80 € per day 
15 places over 2 haCamping cour du bois    NEW
Vrigny
Camping located near a riding center on the edge of the forest Ecouves and nestled in the Normandie- Maine Regional Natural Park - cottage - trailers - mobile homes - ​​locations and...
Located 26 km from La Ferté-Macé2.80 € per day 

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HOTELS

Taverne de la Paix - Hotel in La Ferté-MacéTaverne de la Paix  
La Ferté-Macé
Offering an indoor pool and a restaurant, Taverne de la Paix is located in La Ferté-Macé. It provides free WiFi access, a tennis court and meeting facilities. Each room here will provide...
Located in La Ferté-MacéRoom from 50 €
Logis Auberge La Foret - Hotel in La Ferté-MacéLogis Auberge La Foret    
6.8
Saint-Michel-des-Andaines
Located opposite the Andaine Forest, this Logis hotel is 2 kilometres from the thermal spa town of Bagnoles-de-l’Orne, Normandy. It offers affordable accommodation with free Wi-Fi and...
Located 4.8 km from La Ferté-MacéRoom from 52 €
Bois Joli - Hotel in La Ferté-MacéBois Joli     
8.5
Bagnoles-de-l'Orne
Bois Joli provides 4-star accommodation in the heart of Bagnoles de l'Orne. It is housed in a 19th-century Norman villa on the edge of the Ferté-Macé forest. Bois Joli offers free Wi-Fi,...
Located 5.5 km from La Ferté-MacéRoom from 99 €

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Les Belleme Golf Apartments
Located 1 km from the centre of Bellême, this property features a golf course, a horse riding centre and a traditional restaurant with a bar. It offers...
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Campanile Alençon
This 3-star Campanile Alençon is ideally located 3 km from the town centre, 2 km from the train station and offers direct...
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