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Putanges-le-Lac

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Orne

Putanges-le-Lac - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Orne
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Putanges-Pont-Ecrepin:

On both sides of the valley of the Orne, Putanges-Pont-Ecrepin seduced by the charm of its site by the picturesque appearance of old houses sitting on the granite rocks and its famous bell tower overlooking the Orne. These two villages knew prosperity through the work of iron Putanges (ironworks from 1548 to 1786) and the leather working in Pont-Ecrépin.

In 1786, the new owner of the Forge destroyed and transformed the mill buildings. In 1900, the Moulin de la Forge is in turn converted into electric generating plant, the two towns are thus the first cities of the Orne to be lit by electricity. From the Middle Ages Bridge Ecrepin is an active commercial center: millineries, draperies, especially the tanneries will remain flourishing until the eighteenth century. This leather industry, the town is named "The Bridge Es Crepins". Saint Crepin is the patron saint of shoemakers.

Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne:

Located between the towns of Falaise, Flers and Argentan, Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne is part of Swiss Normandy, the river separates Rabodanges and part of the lake belongs to him.

The new village is located on the plateau, and the Old Saint-Aubert down in the valley, you can see the ruins of the old church and some remains.

Geographical information

MunicipalityPutanges-le-Lac
Postcode61210
Latitude48.7643510 (N 48° 45’ 52”)
Longitude-0.2455640 (W 0° 14’ 44”)
AltitudeFrom 65m to 275m
Surface area76.91 km²
Population2210 inhabitants
Density29 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAlençon (72 km, 53 min)
Insee code61339
IntercommunalityCC du Val d'Orne
DepartmentOrne
RegionNormandy

Nearest cities & towns

Ménil-Gondouin4.1 km (5 min)
Giel-Courteilles5.7 km (10 min)
Champcerie6.1 km (7 min)
Bazoches-au-Houlme6.5 km (5 min)
Les Yveteaux7.1 km (6 min)
Habloville7.6 km (11 min)
Saint-André-de-Briouze8 km (12 min)
La Lande-de-Lougé9.5 km (8 min)
Neuvy-au-Houlme9.6 km (13 min)
Ri10.4 km (13 min)
Cordey10.7 km (10 min)
Saint-Hilaire-de-Briouze11 km (10 min)
Lougé-sur-Maire11.3 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

La Fresnaye-au-Sauvage:

To see the church of St Malo and the church of La Fresnaye-au-Sauvage.

Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne:

Old Saint-Aubert Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne is an old village founded by religious Mont-Saint-Michel. Near Orne, opposite the ford, they built a church (around 800) and gave the name of their spiritual master, St. Aubert, to the land they began to clear. Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne was for centuries a dependency of the abbey of Saint-Etienne Caen. And every year the Attorney of the religious community were paraded Caen people and their pigs. Thus, they could estimate their property to better enforce them. Access: from the locality of the Trousserie take the GR36 (round trip: approximately 3 km). picnic tables on site. Sights: remains of a Roman porch of the old church, renovated well.

tourist stage of the Suisse Normande, it is a grand and wild scenery, with rocky and wooded slopes. They belong to the world of granite reinforces their deeply singular character as the "Stone Plate", where blocks of granite are completely weathered by the current. Access from the dam Rabodanges: the gazebo located to the left, take a hundred meters the trail on the right.

DREAL classified site and Natura 2000, some roads are forbidden to all motor vehicles. Panels and arrested the report. For hikers, tours are available at the Tourist Office Putanges. We advise you to wear good shoes, have water and food. A card is required. The area is wild, if you love animals, you may be lucky enough to see them. To cross the river, it is a ford for caution.

Places of interest

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Photos

Putanges-Pont-Ecrepin - Town Hall Square
Putanges-Pont-Ecrepin - Town Hall Square
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Berges de l'Orne
Berges de l'Orne
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Typical houses
Typical houses
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Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne - The flat stone
Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne - The flat stone
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Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne - Footpath
Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne - Footpath
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Saint-Aubert-sur- Orne - autumn Landscape
Saint-Aubert-sur- Orne - autumn Landscape
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Church of Pont-Ecrepin
Church of Pont-Ecrepin
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La Fresnaye-au-Sauvage - St. Malo Church
La Fresnaye-au-Sauvage - St. Malo Church
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La Fresnaye-au-Sauvage - Church furniture
La Fresnaye-au-Sauvage - Church furniture
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Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne - Remains of a Romanesque porch
Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne - Remains of a Romanesque porch
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Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne - River Orne
Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne - River Orne
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Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne - in the spring, wood, covered berms daffodils
Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne - in the spring, wood, covered berms daffodils
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Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne - rolling Landscape
Saint-Aubert-sur-Orne - rolling Landscape
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Saint-Aubert-on -Orne - autumn Landscape
Saint-Aubert-on -Orne - autumn Landscape
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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 (19.7 km)
Calvados-tasting at La Monnerie
Local flavours3 € Cerisy-Belle-Étoile (28 km)
Canoe-kayak at the heart of Swiss Normandy
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Le Hom (30 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Pays Domfrontais
Car itineraryEasy5h00Soucé (45 km)
Around Lande Pourrie
Car itineraryEasy4h00Saint-Cyr-du-Bailleul (46 km)

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