Camping La Patte d'Oie

Events Diary

Discover local events at a glance. Please return regularly as this is being updated daily.

mars 2020

23rd

Bagnoles de l'Orne

40th Tour de Normandie (March 23rd - 29th)

Stage 4 finishes at Argentan (Thursday 26th)
Stage 5 finishes at Bagnoles de l'Orne (Friday 27th)

Sorry - this event has now been cancelled !

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28th

Gorron

Traditional festival with fairground in the streets of Gorron - exhibition "the grocery store of yesteryear". Big parade with a majorette led marching band, clown show, complete with Miss Mayenne 2020 and children on flowered bikes (March 28th - 29th)

Sorry - this event has now been cancelled !

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avril 2020

25th

Bagnoles de l'Orne

Organized by the Cyclotouristes d'Andaine, the 45th Cycle ride from Bagnoles to the wonder that is Mont st Michel, and return - This hike mostly follows narrow and very winding roads in a scenery of pear and apple trees in bloom.

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mai 2020

1st

Harcourt

Meet archers, lords, falconers and knights! Infiltrate the encampments, explore the inhabited castle, experience archery and battle in closed fields. Attend chivalry tournaments and bird of prey shows. Stroll through the stalls of the medieval market and discover much more during this amazing adventure in the Middle Ages. (May 1st - 3rd)

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9th

Bagnoles de l'Orne

Concert: "Hot For More" by The Sassy Swingers at the Animation and Congress Centre commencing at 21:00 - this group is fantastic. Cost €15 or €20


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16th

Bagnoles de l'Orne

Between St Michel des Andaines and Bagnoles de l'Orne on 5km of road is the May weekend vide Grenier which usually has in excess of 2000 stalls. Food and Drink available. (May 16th - 17th)

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28th

Boucles de la Mayenne

The 46th running of the Mayenne cycle-race will take place from May 28th to 31st 2020, one week earlier than last year because of the Olympic year. This year it will take place to the South of Mayenne, mainly in the Laval Area. (May 28th - 31st)

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31st

Chantrigné

Parade of old tractors - Departure at 9 am, end around 5 pm. The parade of old tractors follows a predefined circuit. Picnic at Chantrigné at noon.

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juin 2020

6th

Bagnoles de l'Orne

Between City and Garden - "Fête des Plantes" at the Park of the Chateau - numerous stalls with many various plants (June 6th - 7th)

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7th

Laval

Laval Aéro Show will commemorate the Battle of Britain 80th anniversary. This unique event will offer a family-orientated show that should welcome more than 20.000 visitors. About 80 modern and vintage, civilian and military aircraft – including warbirds – will be exhibited. Our high quality, diversified and spectacular programme will feature all the facets of aeronautical attractions. There will be plenty of action and entertainment on the ground from simulators to the American village organised by Mayenne WW2 association. (Entry €15 on the day or €12 in advance).

Sorry - this event has now been cancelled !

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19th

Saint Aignan de Couptrain

Fete de la libération - According to the communal archives, the liberation of Couptrain took place on 13 August 1944, at 5.30 p.m., by American troops (1st Corps of the 1st Army) - This weekend, the re-enactment team will give you an insight into that day, and the impacts are still visible in the town - 6 American Soldiers died in the liberation of St Aignan. (June 19th - 22nd)

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19th

Gorron

Exhibition and parade of VW combi and Beetle vehicles.
Exhibitors village, parade, concerts, games, music festival on Saturday evening.
Free entrance, on-site catering, camping. (June 19th - 20th)



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27th

Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne built its fame in the 1900s. It is in memory of this glorious period that the Fête Belle Époque is held. The programme pays homage to the history of the town and to the special atmosphere that invites young and old alike to go back in time for an exceptional day in the heart of the 19th century. (June 27th - 28th)

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juillet 2020

14th

Ambrières-les-Vallées

Mayenne à Table, activities include mountain bike rides of about 30 km at 9am, Picnic by the water from 12am and introductory rides and pony rides, introduction to paddle, petanque competitions, pedal boats (paying), mini golf, tennis, outdoor swimming pool, playground for children, initiation and discovery of the Mölkky. With musical animations. Snack bar, refreshment bar and ice creams on site. Fireworks at 11pm.

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14th

France

Fête Nationale - Bank Holiday with many activities and vide greniers nationwide. Normally closing with fantastic firework displays. (Bastille Day is the common name given in English-speaking countries to the national day of France, which is celebrated on 14 July each year. In French, it is formally called la Fête nationale and commonly and legally le 14 juillet).

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14th

Bagnoles de l'orne

As with all of France, le 14 Juillet is celebrated with a full day of entertainment in and around the park and "Trotting" at the hippodrome. Completed by a firework spectacular at 23:00.

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18th

Bagnoles de l'Orne

25ème Foire vide-grenier et Fete de la Ste Madeleine - massive vide / car-boot sale from Bagnoles to St Michel (approx 5kms of stalls) - food and drinks, etc available. (July 18th - 19th)

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22nd

Gorron

Football tournament organized at the Leisure Park. Games played in inflatable structures by teams of 5 or 6 players. The activity is organised by the Pays de la Loire Football League and the Office du Sport et des Loisirs de Gorron.

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août 2020

15th

Bagnoles-de-l'Orne

Grand day in Bagnoles. Pony rides from 14h00 to 18h00 in the lake gardens {2 € / tour}, Horse racing starting at 2:00 pm at the racecourse {3 €, free (under 18 years old)} with fast food available. Animations in the rue des Casinos from 4.30 pm, La Compagnie des Pianos mobiles presents: "Kasper & his mobile piano", walking the roads playing their festive and melodious music, with their inexhaustible repertoire.

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30th

Chantrigné

Communal feast and country meal - Grilled pig 15 € from 12.00 am at the football pitch (reservation req'd).
Local market, demonstration of old trades, basket making, butter making, bread making, knife sharpening, basket weighing, angling, bundle throwing, exhibition of agricultural miniatures.

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septembre 2020

5th

Desertines

Communal village festival and bicycle race (Sept 5th - 6th)

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19th

France

Journées Du Patrimoine - Heritage Day sees many chateaux, museums and stately homes open free of charge to the public.

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19th

Juvigny-sous-Andaine

Funfair and Vide Grenier on the Church Square and surrounding streets. (Sept 19th & 20th)


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octobre 2020

3rd

Bagnoles de l'Orne

5km roadside Autumn Vide / Garage Sale stretching from Bagnoles to St Michel - normally in excess of 2000 stalls to browse around. Food, drink and snacks always available. (Oct 3rd - 4th)

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