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Athis-Val de Rouvre

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Orne

Athis-Val de Rouvre - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Orne


At the heart of the Bocage Ornais, Athis-de-l'Orne is twinned with the towns of Bromyard (England), and Schöppenstedt (Germany). She is also the host country of Swiss Normandy and the Bocage Ornais, located between Flers and Condé-sur-Noireau.

Adapted to the conditions of modern life, the central place attracts the eye of visitors through its imposing church, shops, a fountain and a statue of Saint-Vigor.

Its assets such as businesses, including precision engineering and plastics, helping to retain its population and maintain an overall dynamism.

Athis-de-l'Orne received the Special Award of the National Jury for "Enhancement of municipal and rural areas" in 2010, 1st prize Evillementiel 2012 for municipalities with fewer than 15,000 inhabitants for ATHIS "Moving family ", the 5th place on the podium Trophy of Communication in 2012 for" Best website ", with Anne Goscinny inauguration of the first school in France the name of the elementary school" little Nicolas ".

Its environment is exceptional, with its pleasant village and especially floral, pond with picnic area, opened its public wood and hiking trails.

The ## Carneille:

Located 176 meters above sea level in the hills of the Suisse Normande.

Formerly, this ancient town was important, up to 1600 people lived on the territory of 1561 hectares, which enabled La Carneille to be capital of Canton during the Revolution. Many activities involved in this development: dry cleaners, trade cattle and poultry, granite quarry, shops and market. In 1793, the mayor, Charles Ambroise Bertrand Hodiesnière member of the Five Hundred voted the death of King by asking for a call to the people.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAthis-Val de Rouvre
Tourism label
Latitude48.8108460 (N 48° 48’ 39”)
Longitude-0.4989480 (W 0° 29’ 56”)
AltitudeFrom 59m to 268m
Surface area76.74 km²
Population4399 inhabitants
Density57 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAlençon (62 mi, 1h11)
Insee code61007
IntercommunalityCA Flers Agglo

Nearest cities & towns

Sainte-Honorine-la-Chardonne1.2 mi (2 min)
Berjou3.1 mi (9 min)
Aubusson3.7 mi (10 min)
La Lande-Saint-Siméon3.8 mi (11 min)
Saint-Pierre-du-Regard4.6 mi (10 min)
Cahan4.9 mi (13 min)
Saint-Georges-des-Groseillers5.2 mi (13 min)
Condé-en-Normandie5.3 mi (12 min)
Montilly-sur-Noireau5.4 mi (15 min)
Ménil-Hubert-sur-Orne5.5 mi (9 min)
Durcet5.9 mi (13 min)
Saint-Denis-de-Méré6.2 mi (13 min)
Sainte-Opportune6.3 mi (13 min)
Flers6.4 mi (14 min)
Caligny6.8 mi (19 min)

Things to see and do


Rural real face, Athis-de-l'Orne has natural areas. Pond's Tail Aronde, wood or Charles Meunier Velay Vere valley are walking areas to discover. The Church of St. Vigor registered in the Register of Historical Monuments, for its frescoes of Louis Chifflet, the chapel of the Sacred Heart or the Protestant church make up the heritage of the city.

The ## Carneille:

Some vestiges of the past: the halls on the square, the church of St. Peter, 1858, the castle of the nineteenth Hayes, André du Bois-seventeenth century, the manor fifteenth Hamel, the home of St. Stephen fifteenth, many houses old seventeenth and eighteenth, the chapel of the Blocherie.


Horseback riding center in the Swiss Normandy where you can enjoy horse riding, trail rides. For most athletes, two golf Trec and Cross. Information +33 6 60 12 02 76.

Events and festivities


April: Trail of the Vere Valley Rally and the Suisse Normande.

June: Festival of music on the Place St Vigor.

June: Athis, family event with numerous sporting activities, canoeing, nature discovery in the valley wet.

July: Feast of St. Vigor, Carnival, garage sales, fireworks.

September: Agricultural show (every two years the Association Forum).

December: Christmas Market.

The ## Carneille:

The day the painters in May.


Great horse festival and food during the competition Trec "Thousand Savates" in May at the equestrian center.


The Gine to the Carneille
The Gine to the Carneille
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Horseback riding of Notre-Dame-du-Rocher
Horseback riding of Notre-Dame-du-Rocher
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The sweetness of the countryside of the Suisse Normande to Notre-Dame-du-Rocher
The sweetness of the countryside of the Suisse Normande to Notre-Dame-du-Rocher
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The Carneille - Painter
The Carneille - Painter
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Bell tower
Bell tower
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The Church of Carneille
The Church of Carneille
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During competitor of Trec in Notre-Dame-du-Rocher
During competitor of Trec in Notre-Dame-du-Rocher
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the village of Taillebois
the village of Taillebois
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Friday 16 november
Min. 6°C - Max. 16°C
Saturday 17 november
Min. 4°C - Max. 12°C
Sunday 18 november
Min. 1°C - Max. 9°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Cultural activities and exhibitions from April to October in the remarkable site of the Rock Oëtre to Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne, numerous hiking trails, restaurant...

Festivities: In Bréel in September : " Make Vegetables and Gardens ".

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canoe-kayak at the heart of Swiss Normandy
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Le Hom (12.2 mi)
All-seasons mountain coaster
Entertainment5 € Souleuvre en Bocage (19.3 mi)
Half-Day on the Cheese Route with Private Guide – Leaving from Caen
Local flavours70 € Caen (27 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Around Lande Pourrie
Car itineraryEasy4h00Saint-Cyr-du-Bailleul (22 mi)
Pays Domfrontais
Cycling itineraryIntermediate5h00Soucé (25 mi)


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