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.