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Heritage:

Domfront, Medieval City,
Most worthy detour of France,
Small city of character,
Remarkable site of taste
Bike friendly region :

 CASTLE AND MEDIEVAL CITY OF DOMFRONT

In Domfront - XIIth century, free visit of the site of the castle every day.
Guided tours in English every Wednesday from 15/06 to 15/09 at 2pm on booking (4€). For groups, all year long on appointment.
> The history of the castle, here
> The tour in the city, here

 APP "DISCOVER DOMFRONT"
Explore Domfront thanks to this new app in English with 3 circuits :
- Castle circuit (45 min, 600 m, 8 stops)
- City circuit (1 h, 1km200, 10 stops)
- Picturesque circuit (1h15, 3km300, 10 stops)
> Click here to download it.


 LE MUSEE CHARLES LEANDRE
Town Hall - Domfront
A collection of all the donations to Domfront city through time. Free entrance on Monday, Tuesday, Thirsday and Friday from 9.30 to 12 am and from 1.30 to 4.30 pm. Guided tours in English on Wednesday at 4pm on booking.


 TREASURE HUNTS in DOMFRONT and ST FRAIMBAULT
3 booklets to explore the area:
- Castle and medieval city
- Notre Dame area
- St Fraimbault
2€ by booklet to be withdrawn at the Tourist Office. For all, all year round, to be done by yourself or by team, as a tourist or local, from 1 to 92.



Manor-houses

 MANOIR DE LA BONELIERE
In St Mars d'Egrenne -
XVIth century.
Manor and medieval garden.
Visits in July and August or on appointment. (3€).

> +33 (0)2 33 30 06 29.


 PORCHE MANOIR DE LA SAUCERIE
In La Haute Chapelle -
XIVth and XVIth centuries
Free or guided visits from July 15 to August 31, from 10.30 to 12.30 and from 3 to 7 pm.
Free visit : 2€
Guided tour :3€.


 MANOIR DE LA GUYARDIERE
In La Haute Chapelle -
Century XVIIth,
Free outside visit everyday around the pond only.
Please park in the alley.



 MANOIR DE LA CHASLERIE
In La Haute Chapelle -
XVIth century
Free outside visit everyday.
Tours from june to august on appointment.
+33 (0)6 12 96 01 34

> www.chaslerie.fr


 LA TOUR DE BONVOULOIR
In Juvigny s/s Andaine -
XVth century
Free outside visit everyday (free).
Guided tours from 15/06 to 15/09 on thirsday at 3pm, 4€. Visits on 23/03, 13/04, 27/04, 25/05, 19/10 at 10 am, 5€.
> Click here to download the app.


 LE MANOIR DE LA GUERINIERE
In Passais la Conception -
XVIIth century
Outside visit in July and August from 1 to 7 pm (free) except Thursdays and Fridays.
+33 (0)6 81 75 53 89


 LE CHATEAU DE COUTERNE
In Couterne -
XVI-XVIIIe centuries,
Free visit of the parc from july to septembre from Tuesday to Saturday.
Visit of the museum at the same dates, 4€.
+33 (0)6 12 71
21 76


Chapels and churches

 ABBATIALE NOTRE DAME DE LONLAY
in Lonlay l'Abbaye -
Founded in the XIth century
Free inside and outside visit from 9 am to 7 pm everyday. Guided tours
from 15/06 to 15/06 on Wednesdays at 11 am on booking (4€) and for groups all year round on appointment.
> The history of the abbey here


 NOTRE DAME SUR L'EAU DE DOMFRONT
In Domfront -
Round the XIIth century
Inside and outside visit everyday from 10 am to 6 pm. Tours
from 15/06 to 15/09 on Tuesdays at 11 am on booking (4€) and for groups all year round.
> The history of the church, here


 EGLISE SAINT JULIEN DE DOMFRONT
In Domfront -
XXth century, in concrete with neo-bizantine style. Open everyday from 9 am to 7 pm.
Tours in English including the spire on Wednesdays at 5 pm in the summer on booking (3 ¬), if good weather.
> The history of the church, here


 LES CHAPELLES DE L'ORATOIRE
In Passais la Conception -
XIXth and XXth century, set of 2 chapels with remarkable paintings and XVIIth century altar piece. Free visit everyday from 9 am to 7 pm.

> The history of the chapels, here.


 IN ST ROCH SUR EGRENNE
In St Roch sur Egrenne
- A XVth century church
- Le Monument du Sacré Coeur (1930)
- La Forteresse (1960)
Free visit everyday from 9 am to 6 pm


  Timeless monuments :

 LA TABLE AU DIABLE
In Passais la Conception.
Mantilly direction.

5,000 years old long-barrow.
Visits for groups all year round on appoitment at the Tourist Office.

> To see the megaliths in the Bocage, click here.

 MEGALITHS, FEODAL MOTTES and ROMAN PASSAGES
"Le Menhir du Perron" in Passais
"Le Menhir de la Châtaigneraie" in St Siméon
"Le Dolmen du Creux" in St Bômer
"La Ciste du pi de chien" in St Bômer
"Le dolmen du lit de la Gione" in Juvigny
"La Motte Féodale" in Sept Forges
"La Motte Féodale" in la Baroche
"Le Gué de Loré" in Loré


About iron ore :

 LES FORGES DE VARENNE


 LA MAISON DU FER


 LES FOURS DE LA BUTTE ROUGE


 THE MINE PIT


 CAR CIRCUIT FOR THE IRON


> Website for le Savoir et le Fer
Contact : +33 (0)2 33 38 03 25
 THE NAIL WORKSHOP AND THE CLOG HOUSE

Nature beauties :

Natural spots :


 LA FOSSE ARTHOUR
Between Rouellé and St Georges de Rouelley.
Natural site listed in 1966. A 70m deep gorge cut into the sandstone mountain, ideal for Mountain bikers, walkers, climbers with view points.
It is a spot of the GR22 between Lonlay and Mortain.
For a walk : Sheet DFT9 "Entre Tertre et Marais", 11km, 3h, 1€.
New! An app to explore the site : fauna and flora, geology, touristic history and of course the legend with pictures,  sound tracks and games.


 THE ANDAINE FOREST
Between Domfront and Bagnoles de l'Orne - State-owned forest. It is possible to walk, pick up mushrooms (except Tuesdays and Thursdays) and watch the wild life.
For a walk : sheet n°7 DFT
"Hêtres ou ne pas êtres", 9km, 2h (1€) at the Tourist Office.


 LE TERTRE SAINTE ANNE
In Domfront - Rocky hillock facing the castle of Domfront.
Tours from June 15 to September 15 on thursdays at 11 am on booking at the Tourist Office (4€)
.
> The map of the hillock, here.
For kids : Little explorer's booklet (2€) at the Tourist Office.
For a walk : Sheet n°3 DFT
"Le Parcours du Tertre Sainte Anne", 4.5km, 1 h (1€)  at the Tourist Office.


 LE MONT MARGANTIN
In St Brice en Passais - A 270 metres high, where the witches used to hold their sabbath.
For a walk : sheet n°4
"Le Mont Margantin", 7.5km, 2 hours (1€) at the Tourist Office.


 LE TERTRE BIZET
In Lonlay l'Abbaye - Exceptionnal flora, heather...
Many visit along the year by Espace Naturels Sensibles de l'Orne or Parc Naturel Régional Normandie-Maine.


 LES MARES POTIERES DE LAUNAY
In La Haute Chapelle -
Free access.
These holes where clay was extracted for potery became ponds with a remarkable biodiversity.
+33 (0)2 31 53 01 05



 ROUELLÉ MARSHES
In Rouellé - Free access.
Marshes with exceptionnal biodiversity.
A discovery track is being developped for spring.
For a walk : DFT9 "La Fosse Arthour, entre tertre et marais" 11 km, 3h.
+33 (0)2 31 53 01 05


Flowering art :


 ST FRAIMBAULT,  **** FLOWERED VILLAGE


 DOMFRONT,  *** FLOWERED TOWN


 OTHER PARKS AND GARDENS
"Jardin privé de Mme Morello" - Domfront en Poiraie.
+ 33 (0)2 33 38 52 67
"Parc de l'Hôtel de France" - Domfront en Poiraie. + 33 (0)2 33 38 51 44
"Jardin pédagogique" - St Bômer les Forges +33 (0)7 70 66 97 51


 PEAR TREES IN BLOSSOM
As spring closes in, a breathtaking scene is disclosed as the pear trees start blossoming.
Not to be missed : the circuit on April 16, 2017 starting from Mantilly.


 
   
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