The Orne takes part from the Normandy coast, in the northwest of France. Its administrative capital is in Alençon.
This department is divided into 5 countries: Alençon, Argentan, Ouche, Bocage and Perche.
Kingdom of the horse, the Orne department is known for its pure-blood breeding and trotters.
its romantic green landscapes with a bucolic charm are an invitation to healing, relaxation and the practice of outdoor activities, such as riding, hiking and golf.
Rich from two regional parks, the Orne is also impressive thanks to a remarkable architectural and cultural heritage, that you can observe in its castles and manor houses, its typical villages, its horse farms, such as the prestigious national stud in Pin, its elegant spa town of Bagnoles -de-Orne, or both museums of Alencon and Argentan.
As regards the gastronomy, you can enjoy a farmer camembert (cheese) accompanied by a glass of cider. Take a break and go hiking on foot, on a horse, on a bike or in canoe in the preserved and protected natural areas.
Do not hesitate, let's go!