DISCOVER THE REGION
Orne is a department in the northwest of France, named after the ‘Orne’ river. This area offers a wide range of activities. Its beautiful landscape and history will delight nature and history lovers, old stone enthusiasts, and food lovers. As a symbol of ‘Ornaise’ excellence, many activities revolving around horses are accessible. Thanks to this greenery, Orne horses often occupy the top spots on the most prestigious racing podiums. During your visit, don't miss the ‘Haras du Pin,’ also called ‘Versailles du Cheval’. It would be a shame to miss one of the Norman’s heritage’s treasures. More details here.
Know-how’s amateurs, we invite you to discover Alençon, France, the city of Lace, which became famous with the "Point d 'Alençon", which is a needle technique that promoted the Orne art to the rank of "Queen of Lace". More details here.
Rewarded by the regional natural park’s label, between forests, hills and bocage, the ‘Perche’ is unique with its manor houses, farmhouses and charming villages embodied by ‘La Perrière’. Every year during Whit Sunday, its famous art market takes place. See more details here.
Orne has delicious flavors and an authentic soul. At Camembert, France, you will have the opportunity to meet producers who will tell you everything about this symbol of the French gastronomy. See more details here. In Mortagne-au-Perche, France, you will enjoy its famous black blood pudding. Once a year in March, the famous flock fair takes place.
There will be plenty of opportunities for you to have a great time in the Orne area, the region is full of pleasant and unusual places. See more details here.
This section is not intended to list all the possibilities of visits that are available to you since there are so many options. The department goes all the way to Honfleur, France and has compelling arguments to encourage you to continue your Normandy getaway! 39 km north of the BOHIN manufacture stands the authentic city of Bernay. France, a labelized city of art and history, Bernay will surprise you with its typical Norman architecture and rich history. The many shops will allow you to stroll and discover typical recipes.
Not far from Bernay, France the castle of Harcourt, is one of Normandy’s medieval best-preserved fortresses. The area is composed of an exceptional arboretum (more than 500 species), considered as the oldest in France. See more details here.
A15 minutes from Harcourt area to the north, we advise you to take a walk by the village of the Bec Hellouin, France, Norman wonder in all its greenery! This village is classified as "The Most Beautiful Villages of France". Nearby is the majestic Abbey Notre-Dame-Du-Bec. Monastic life is still relevant. We hope that the discovery of this place will offer you an authentic moment of serenity! See more details here. Do not hesitate to walk along the green lane, on foot or by bike. Click this link for more information.
You will have plenty of possibilities during your stay in the Eure area. Click this link for more information.