Find the best place to stay — Orne

Where to stay around Orne?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 247 holiday lettings near Orne. From 104 houses to 73 cottages, 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: 111 holiday homes
  • Alençon: 33 holiday homes
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: 59 holiday homes
  • Bagnoles de L'Orne en Normandie Golf Club: 176 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: 111 holiday lettings
  • Alençon: 33 holiday lettings
  • Bagnoles-de-l'Orne: 59 holiday lettings
  • Flers: 54 holiday lettings
  • Lonlay-l'Abbaye: 105 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: 176 holiday rentals
  • Church of Notre Dame of Mortagne-au-Perche: 100 holiday rentals
  • Dormont Chateau: 266 holiday rentals
  • Carrouges Chateau: 97 holiday rentals
  • Le Chateau-d'Almeneches Surdon Station: 91 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).

Attractions in and around Orne

First time in Orne and looking for things to do? Don't miss landmarks such as Castle of the Dukes, Church of Saint Germain and Marguerite Tower. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Le Bois Parcours Nature and Le Ballastiere Lake. Fun activities in the city include Bagnoles de L'Orne en Normandie Golf Club and Houlme Golf Course. During your stay, you may want to visit Chateau des Ducs, Carrouges Chateau or Church of Notre Dame of Mortagne-au-Perche. Also while in town, you can visit Church of Saint -Barthelemy-Pin La Garenne, Church of Saint Jean or Eglise de Saint Martin du Vieux Belleme.