©Deux jeunes touristes devant le château de la Roche Bagnoles|David Commenchal

Go back in time

Discover the history and heritage of Bagnoles de l’Orne

Would you like to know more about the history of Bagnoles de l’Orne and the origins of this Normandy spa resort? Enjoy a tour with one of the guides from the tourist office to see the finest villas in the Belle Epoque Quarter and learn more about the billionaire Frank Jay Gould who developed the lake.

Discover the elegant neo-Renaissance Château of La Roche-Bagnoles and explore the area around, including the De Lassay Fortress and the sumptuous medieval castle of Carrouges. Other historic places to explore amid the stunning natural landscape include the ruins of Domfront and Bonvouloir. There are wonders to be found here in the Forêt des Andaines, where legends and fantastical stories are sure to arouse everyone’s curiosity.


A journey through time

Would you like to learn all Bagnoles’ secrets? From the founding of the town in the ancient commune of Tessé la Madeleine by way of mysterious legends, there are many different facets to explore.


your trip

Unforgettable moments to share with family, as a couple or to experience on your own