Built beside a lake, hidden in the middle of the forest, this charming spa town nestles in the Normandie-Maine Regional Natural Park. With an elegant casino and racecourse as well as its renovated thermal spa centre, Bagnoles-de-l’Orne makes for a relaxing break.

The only spa town in North-west France  

The elegant spa town of Bagnoles-de-l’Orne became particularly popular in the late 19th century, a period in French history known as the Belle Epoque. Some grand period buildings still occupy prime positions, including the casino, which has pride of place beside the water, and the palatial Résidence du Lac, standing out in patterned brick.

Bagnoles-de-l’Orne has long been a place to come to relax. Across the lake, a shady park calls for a promenade, and beyond that stands a beautiful wood-surrounded racecourse. Horse-riding, Nordic walking, hiking, mountain-biking and archery are among many activities to enjoy around the town and in the surrounding forest. 

Itinéraire de la véloscénie à Bagnole-de-l'Orne
Bagnoles de l’Orne © D. Darrault

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Bagnoles-de-l’Orne Tourist Office
Place du marché, 61140 Bagnoles-de-l’Orne

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