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La Ferté-Macé

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Orne

La Ferté-Macé - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Orne

Located 45 km from Alencon, 25 km from Flers and 6 km of Bagnoles de l'Orne La Ferté-Macé is a city flowered 3 flowers around 6200 inhabitants approximately and green holiday resort.

Gastronomic specialties: tripe Fertoise skewers or in bulk, the Norman calipers.

The origin of La Ferté-Macé dates back to feudal times. A fortress was built before. 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.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLa Ferté-Macé
Tourism label
Latitude48.5893770 (N 48° 35’ 22”)
Longitude-0.3560270 (W 0° 21’ 22”)
AltitudeFrom 165m to 286m
Surface area27.04 km²
Population6114 inhabitants
Density226 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAlençon (43 km, 45 min)
Insee code61168
IntercommunalityCC la Ferté-St Michel

Nearest cities & towns

Magny-le-Désert4.3 km (8 min)
Beauvain4.9 km (7 min)
Le Grais6.8 km (8 min)
Les Monts-d'Andaine7.6 km (10 min)
La Motte-Fouquet7.6 km (11 min)
Lonlay-le-Tesson7.8 km (9 min)
Bagnoles-de-l'Orne-Normandie7.9 km (12 min)
Antoigny7.9 km (10 min)
Saint-Patrice-du-Désert8.9 km (15 min)
La Chaux9.3 km (11 min)
Saint-Georges-d'Annebecq9.4 km (10 min)
Joué-du-Bois9.9 km (9 min)
Méhoudin10.8 km (12 min)
Saint-Ouen-le-Brisoult11.9 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities


Park View Barré Saint
Park View Barré Saint
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Church of Our Lady
Church of Our Lady
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Toy Museum
Toy Museum
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Our Lady Church
Our Lady Church
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Tourist Office
Tourist Office
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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 (27 km)
Calvados-tasting at La Monnerie
Local flavours3 € Cerisy-Belle-Étoile (30 km)
Canoe-kayak at the heart of Swiss Normandy
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Le Hom (45 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Pays Domfrontais
Car itineraryEasy5h00Soucé (27 km)
Around Lande Pourrie
Car itineraryEasy4h00Saint-Cyr-du-Bailleul (33 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals