There is always something to discover in Bagnoles: heritage, culture, architecture and more...

Patrimoine

Come and explore all of Bagnoles de l'Orne's cultural treasures: its "belle époque" architecture, its well-conserved natural setting, its cultural wealth... as well as regional points of interest!

Discovery of Bagnoles de l'Orne and guided routes from the Bagnoles Tourist Office

In a group with a tour guide, by yourself with an audio guide, or aboard the mini tourist train, the Tourist Office suggests various different routes for everyone, each giving a different perspective on the town's history and heritage:

•    "Belle Époque" district (1886-1914)
•    Tessé district (from 12th century to the present day)
•    Bagnoles de l'Orne thermal and tourist resort
•    The Saint-Ortaire Priory and the Forest
•    Bagnoles told through its famous residents
•    Mini tourist train: heritage route

 

OUTDOOR SPORTS AND LEISURE
Nordic walking
Our undulating forest is the ideal location to abandon yourself to the joys of this very fashionable sport, which is more intense than just walking but less traumatic on the joints than running. Trainers on, poles up and off you go, on over 280 km of signposted paths!

Fitness trail
18 exercise stations in the great outdoors over a distance of 1.5 km, to work your way around at your own pace, keep fit and get some fresh air.

Tree-top trail
"Le Bois" invites you to discover the Andaines forest from tree to tree, in a fun and acrobatic way. Trails are available for everyone at every level, from beginners to those looking for greater challenges.

Mountain biking
More than 460 km of approved mountain bike trails criss-cross the neighbouring forest, just waiting to unfold under your wheels!

Horse-riding centre
Go horse-riding or take a trip in a cart or carriage, by reservation. Horse-riding: lessons all year round and camps during school holidays.

Golf
9-hole municipal golf course with club house including pro shop, bar and restaurant.

GPS hikes
Pre-programmed circuits: 3 walks, 1 mountain biking route and 1 with 8 remarkable sites.

LEISURE
Andaine Aeroclub
Flying school, discovery flights over the Normandy farmland.
Casino
Slot machines, English roulette, blackjack, boules, cinema, Lounge Café, Majestic Dancing, restaurant, terrace bar, mini golf, etc.
Arboretum
On sale for €2 at the cultural centre and the tourist office.


CULTURAL VISITS
Discover Bagnoles de l'Orne and follow guided routes from the Bagnoles Tourist Office
In a group with a tour guide, by yourself with an audio guide, or on the mini tourist train, the Tourist Office offers different routes for everyone, each giving a different perspective of the town's unique history and heritage:
•    "Belle Epoque" district (1886-1914)
•    Tessé district (from 12th century to the present day)
•    Bagnoles de l'Orne thermal and tourist resort
•    The Saint Ortaire Priory and the Forest
•    Bagnoles told through its famous residents
•    Petit train touristique : circuit du patrimoine

Château de Lassay
Medieval château from the 14th and 15th centuries, one of the only fortified French châteaus conserved intact, with its original architecture. With its 8 immense towers bound by fortifications topped with ramparts, crenellations and machicolations, and an exceptional barbican defensive structure protecting the drawbridge, this is a renowned example of French military architecture from the Middle Ages.

Chateau de Carrouges Château de Carrouges
Since its beginnings in 1936, the Château de Carrouges has always remained in the same family. This château has retained all the charm of an inhabited residence, with quality furnishings from the Renaissance to the Restoration, and a wealth of family portraits. The edifice is made entirely of bricks, and is surrounded by a park spanning 10 hectares, complete with gardens, copses, terraces and orchards.

Haras du Pin National Stud
Come and discover one of the most famous stud farms in the world, built at the start of the 18th century, and enjoy the harmonious lines of the first buildings designed especially for horses, on a natural site extending over 1000 hectares.
Stables discovery trail, guided tour of the stud, guided tour of the château and the stud: there are tours to suit every taste.

Caen Memorial
A day spent at the Caen Memorial for learning, discovery and relaxation. Visit the first museum dedicated to the history of the 20th century. From World War II to the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001, history is set out before you to improve your understanding of the world.

Biscuiterie de l'Abbaye
Discover all the stages of biscuit production (aprons and headdresses must be worn), sample the specialities and visit the shop.

Orne Fire Brigade Museum
Set in an ancient chapel, this museum houses the biggest collection of horse-drawn hand pumps in France.
Exhibition of antique fire-fighting vehicles and items from 1790 to 1944.

The Library
 
 
 
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