Between Mont Saint-Michel, landing beaches and the Loire castles, Orne is a must see in Normandy. There are many places to visit for curious tourists who love nature and the art of living. A green setting awarded the "Regional Natural Park" label, the Normandy-Maine Regional Natural Park and the Perche Regional Natural Park do not leave lovers of wide open spaces indifferent. Come and discover forest expanses that are far from the immense domains of Écouves, Le Perche, Réno Valdieu and Andaines. A rich, generous nature, between gentle hills and breeding plains to internationally renowned stud farms, passing through the countryside and Normandy Switzerland with its gorges and steep slopes. By its past, this destination benefits from a rich diversity with a distinctive heritage. Discover a beautiful centenary, the "Belle Époque" resort of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne Normandie, a city with a timeless character set in a green setting, the Andaines massif. Walk, visit, taste... you have a thousand and one ways to discover and enjoy the places to visit in the Orne in Normandy.

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When to go to Orne?

When to leave? The Orne can be visited all year round with boots and a good raincoat because it rains very often! In July and August, you can sail, surf, swim, hike or simply relax. April-June and September are often pleasant, it is the best time to go there. Walkers, sailors and riders will take advantage of these calmer months to enjoy nature. From October to March, it is generally quite bad, even if the temperatures remain mild, take the opportunity to visit the stud farms and castles

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Le château de Carrouges s'apprête à célébrer Noël

Christmas is always an opportunity to discover the magical world of some of the most beautiful castles in France. For the festive season, Carouges Castle is also dressed in its finest. This is an opportunity to discover the history of this jewel of Normandy's heritage, dressed in brick and where the same family has lived for over seven centuries. The public will discover the art of living of the Carrouges family and admire the salons, the ...

Le Château des Rêves de la Ferté-Fresnel propose plusieurs animations pour Halloween

In the Orne region, the Château des Rêves in La Ferté-Fresnel is offering a series of activities to give you a thrill on Halloween. Thus, the Chills at the Château des Rêves event invites families to stroll through the estate and the corridors of the building where fog, frightening characters and other creaking sounds await the curious. The Dinner of Shadows invites gourmets to a meal during which they will have to pay attention to the ...

Road trip à moto sur les routes de Normandie

A motorcycle tour in Normandy is an ideal opportunity to enjoy the many faces of the region. On the one hand, the trip reveals beautiful seascapes, beaches that have left their mark on history, but also inland, rural areas that invite you to stroll around, discovering the villages and the gastronomy. And don't forget to visit the big cities of the region, which have an interesting heritage and a rich cultural life. A motorcycle road trip in ...

Escapade dans les Plus Beaux Villages de France en Normandie

Normandy has six"Most Beautiful Villages in France". All of these villages have been awarded the label for their architectural beauty, their flowers and their little extra soul that makes you want to come back and stroll around. From Lyons-la-Forêt and its atmosphere of yesteryear to Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei and its lush greenery, via Barfleur and its exceptional location facing the sea, Normandy never ceases to seduce lovers of peaceful, ...

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