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See & do


The green heartland of Orne is one of France's best-kept secrets, a natural hideaway for hiking, cycling, canoeing, and fishing.  Or for just relaxing.


The Oëtre Rock
cycling at Orne
For a panoramic view, climb to the top of La Roche d'Oëtre (the Oëtre Rock) in the middle of alpine Suisse Normande (Swiss Normandy).

Or for a close-up of the local flora and fauna, draw on expert knowledge at the River & Countryside Centre, at Ségrie-Fontaine.

Sir Lancelot is supposed to have hunted here, in the Andaines Forest.  It, and the Ecouves Forest, with its famous star-shaped crossroads, are just two of Orne's majestic oak and beech woodlands, all of them an open invitation to adventure …