The Gîte d’Ecouves, campsite and chalets enjoy an idyllic setting bordering on  Orne’s most beautiful forest and overlooking the plain of Alençon.

All your needs for a stay in the country await. Savour the fantastic fragrance of the forest .. discover this special atmosphere at your leisure. 7 km from Alençon, at the crossroads of hiking paths (GR22 and GR 36), the site offers incomparable advantages for a holiday or special party. English and deutsch spoken


The campsite is situated at the beginning of the Ecouves forest on the D26 Alençon to the Croix Médavy (Mortrée road). The car park and entrance is to be found on the right, 200m after the restaurant “Le Relais d’Ecouves” and is called “Les Noyers” (the Walnuts). 

The campsite is green and shady, spread over 3ha (over 7 acres) with 36 level pitches ranging from 80m² to 140m²: 20 have electricity and are designed primarily for caravans and camping cars. There are outside play and sports areas and many open spaces and a lake with a small beach where people can entertain themselves as they wish. (includes fishing). A community room allows campers to relax and chat, play cards… Perhaps dry clothes in inclement weather. Toilet block – WC, showers, washbasins with hot water.

Near the GR 22 and GR 36, bordered by the footpath to Radon (35 minutes walk), the site is at the crossroads of several well marked paths.

If you like to get away from motoring – just leave your vehicle in the car park – the restaurant is only 200m, shops a 35minute walk or 10 minutes by bike …

If you are ‘travelling light’ we have a choice of three chalets available