Green meadows, orchards of apple trees, cliffs, sandy beaches and hedged farmland compose the landscapes of the Calvados. A great variety of activities is proposed to visitors of this département. Places steeped in history, sandy beaches, as well as seaside resorts of the Côte Fleurie (Flower coast) and the Côte de Nacre, Suisse Normande (an area reminiscent of Switzerland) attracting sporty types and nature lovers, the Pays d'Auge and its magnificent timber-framed manor houses , but also gastronomic resources, contribute to make the Calvados a very popular destination for those who love history and lovers of relaxation and sports leisure activities.
From the salty meadows and vast sandy areas of the Mont-Saint-Michel bay to the cliffs, moors and marshes of the Cotentin peninsula, through the typically Normandy hedged farmland, the Manche offers a beautiful variety of landscapes. This département also offers an exceptional heritage with the world famous Mont-Saint-Michel. But the Manche also has many other features, including cities of Art and History, religious buildings, maritime sites and arts and crafts.