This region rich in history will forever be linked to the 1944 D-day invasion and William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy & King of England.
The fashionable sea side resorts of Deauville and Trouville were favorites of Impressionist painters and Parisians since the 19th century.
Art and architecture lovers will be thrilled with great attractions such as the Rouen cathedral, medieval Bayeux.
And of course, it is the land of Camembert & Pont l’Evêque cheese and Calvados apple brandy.
Tour the Pays d’Auge by Solex motorised bicycle or Citroen 2 CV
Drive on your own adventure along the roads of the Pays d’Auge on your Solex bike or your legendary Citroën 2CV . Admire picturesque villages, orchards, farmhouses and Normande cows. It is often called the Suisse Normande for its rolling hills and bucolic landscape.
Take a Cheese Food Tour
La Compagnie des Terroirs will introduce you to their passion: regional cheese, cider and calvados; an apple brandy.
You will meet local farmers and food producers. It will be a total immersion in the unique cuisine and culture of Normandy.
Buy professional pots and pans in Villedieu-les-Poêles
The town has been known for centuries for manufacturing copper pans (the town name means, literally, ‘God’s town of the frying pans’).
Today, there are many shops still offering gleaming pans.
Get dirty in Granville
Enjoy the health benefits of a mud massage or a therapeutic hike in the deep algae rich mud that surrounds the Mont St Michel.
Thalassotherapy centers offers a range of healing, relaxing, mud and algae based treatments, with high concentrations of mineral salts and trace elements, taken directly from Mont-Saint-Michel Bay. Indulge in some intense relaxation: 32°C sea water pool, numerous aquatic sessions, sauna, steam room and fitness room.
OUR FAVORITE HOTELS
Les Maisons de Léa
4-star hotel – Honfleur
3-star hotel – Bayeux
An 11-minute walk from Gare de Bayeux, this quirky Winston Churchill-themed hotel in a Normandy-style building is also 5 minutes by foot from both the Notre-Dame de Bayeux, and the Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.
Chateau la Chevenière
5-star hotel – Port-en-Bessin Huppain
4-star hotel – Bayeux
La Ferme Saint-Siméon
5-star hotel – Honfleur
Set in a former Impressionist art colony, this polished hotel is a 7-minute walk from the Eugene Boudin Museum and a 10-minute walk from the NaturoSpace botanical garden and butterfly sanctuary.
5-star hotel – Audrieu
Set in an 18th-century chateau on a grand estate, 4.5 km from the N13 autoroute, this upscale hotel is also 15.9 km from Aéroport de Caen-Carpiquet.
Le Lion d’Or
3-star hotel – Bayeux
Hotel de Bourgtheroulde
5-star hotel – Rouen
Les Maisons de Bricourt
5-star hotel – Ille-et-Vilaine
At Les Maisons de Bricourt there are breathtaking views of the bay of Mont-Saint-Michel and, at your feet, the oyster farms and the little port of Cancale. In this world of the seafarers of Saint-Malo, the spirit of the restaurant Le Coquillage is one of elegant simplicity. The cuisine with produce from the bay of Cancale reflects the maritime adventures of this pirate country by using more than 120 spices from the East and West Indies. You will find two residences; the château Richeux and the cottage Les Rimains, as well as Les Gîtes Marins for families. The Roellingers’s joie de vivre is evident in the patisserie-tea room Grain de Vanille and the Épices-Roellinger warehouse.
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