Holiday cottages in Orne provide the setting for your adventure in this beautiful region. The countryside is rich in flora and fauna and there are plenty of routes for hiking or cycling. Orne is also a horse lovers dream and bridleways and stables offering riding lessons or pony treks are all around. If you don't want to saddle up why not visit the national stud Le Haras du Pin to see the famous Percheron horses that powered French agriculture and carried knights into battle in historical times instead? The spas and casinos in the glamorous resort of Bagnoles and the lace-making heritage of the capital Alencon are also just waiting to be discovered.