Where to stay around Orne?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 251 holiday lettings near Orne. From 105 Houses to 74 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Orne for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Orne?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Orne. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Domfront: 108 holiday homes
  • Alençon: 37 holiday homes
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: 54 holiday homes
  • Bagnoles de L'Orne en Normandie Golf Club: 175 holiday homes
  • Flers: 54 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Orne! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Orne?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Orne with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Domfront: 108 holiday lettings
  • Alençon: 37 holiday lettings
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: 54 holiday lettings
  • Flers: 54 holiday lettings
  • Lonlay-l'Abbaye: 91 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Orne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Orne. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bagnoles de L'Orne en Normandie Golf Club: 175 holiday rentals
  • Church of Notre Dame of Mortagne-au-Perche: 98 holiday rentals
  • Dormont Chateau: 265 holiday rentals
  • Carrouges Chateau: 97 holiday rentals
  • Le Chateau-d'Almeneches Surdon Station: 90 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Orne listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Orne, France your home away from home

Orne, Normandy, the home of Camembert cheese, is a landlocked department of northern France. The department is wonderfully un-crowded, with a gentle charm, yet plenty of entertainment for family holidays and rural retreats, with beautiful rural Orne villas situated in both rural sanctuaries and charming medieval towns. This is an area which loves its horses. There are numerous shows, studs and bridle paths to enjoy, and a rich equestrian culture.

Things to do on holiday in Orne, France

The region of Bocage is a stunningly unspoilt rural region, ideal for walking holidays and rambling. There are 1,500 miles of footpaths and bridle paths across the department, crossing through deep forests, heather covered gorges and peaceful waterways. The lakes and rivers are beautiful to swim in, but probably only during July and August when the temperatures are suitable!

There is a range of important historic fortresses to explore from any of the self catering Orne villas, especially Domfront and Carrouges Castles. The Orne countryside is steeped in the legends of Camalot and King Arthur, and there is even an Arthurian hiking route.

Those looking to pamper themselves whilst on holiday in a gite in Orne after a hard days walking or sight seeing, or even just for a days pampering should certainly head towards the resort of Bagnoles-de-l’Orne. Idyllically located on the shores of a forested lake, it is a great way to fully relax.

Places to holiday in Orne, France

Alencon, Orne’s capital, has a flamboyant Gothic Eglise Notre Dame is a magnificent sight, which stands out from the timber houses which dominate the peaceful town.

Bagnoles de l’Orne, as well as being home to Orne’s spa centre and natural spring waters, is a charming town of narrow cobbled streets and dominant castle ruins is also the host to a magnificent medieval fair in August, when the town comes to life with folk dancing, traditional costumes, local crafts and fayres. It would be a great shame to miss the fair if you are staying in a gite or villa in Orne during August.

Weather in Orne, France

Orne has a very mild climate, ideal for exploration of the countryside. Winter temperatures average 5°C in the coldest months of December and January, and around 20°C in July and August.

Flights to Orne, France

The gites in Orne are easily reached from the UK, 90 miles from Tours Airport (TUF) in the Val de Loire, which receives flights from London Stansted (STN).

Activities and attractions in and around Orne

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Orne has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Vegetal Cuisine of Hermeline (20.7 mi / 33.3 km)
  • Bagnoles de L'Orne en Normandie Golf Club (26 mi / 41.8 km)
  • Les Arpents du Soleil Winery (27.9 mi / 44.9 km)
  • Ferme du cheval de trait (29.5 mi / 47.5 km)

Exploring the natural features in Orne

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Orne. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Le Bois Parcours Nature (25.2 mi / 40.6 km)
  • Beaumont-sur-Sarthe Public Gardens (27.4 mi / 44.2 km)