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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Livarot-Pays-d'Auge - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Located 2 hours from Paris by car, the central position of Livarot in the Pays d'Auge makes it the ideal residence for travel around the region.

In the foothills of the grove, apple cider house the famous Norman cows. At a bend where you hike on foot, horseback or bicycle, you learn manors and farmhouses with wood sides, so picturesque.

The area offers gourmands a panel of local products: cider, calvados and pommel, and cheeses, poultry, beef and farm products.

Two thousand years, the city of Livarot preserves the memory of the Roman times when it was known for its production of iron. The nineteenth century saw its industrial development (cheese, cheese factory boxes, cider...). If life seems calm there, not Livarot nonetheless an important employment area, always in industry (cheese, cider mills, printing, wire drawing, furniture...), and artisanal and commercial as well.

Geographical information

Latitude49.0043600 (N 49° 0’ 16”)
Longitude0.1497270 (E 0° 8’ 59”)
AltitudeFrom 39m to 231m
Surface area180.83 km²
Population6812 inhabitants
Density38 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCaen (50 km, 55 min)
Insee code14371
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Livarot

Nearest cities & towns

Montviette5.2 km (8 min)
Castillon-en-Auge5.5 km (9 min)
Val-de-Vie5.8 km (6 min)
Sainte-Marguerite-de-Viette6.1 km (6 min)
Saint-Georges-en-Auge7.3 km (10 min)
Coupesarte8.9 km (10 min)
Lisores8.9 km (11 min)
Boissey9.7 km (10 min)
Montpinçon10 km (14 min)
Vimoutiers10.2 km (11 min)
Lessard-et-le-Chêne10.4 km (13 min)
Saint-Julien-le-Faucon11.3 km (13 min)
L'Oudon11.5 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

A must visit the Village Cheese. The cheeses are prepared Graindorge Livarot 100 years. Find a tour circuit the secrets of making and bridge Livarot Bishop. Visit FREE programming rather morning.

They will also enjoy strolling through the streets of the town and discover the quaint old houses and plots. A form to guide you in your visit Livarot is available at the Tourist Office.

Visit the Farm of Yesteryear, educational farm. Days of discovery of the natural environment are proposed.

Places of interest

Information points
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Local market on Thursday morning.

Market calves on Monday morning.

Chapter of the Brotherhood of the Knights of Cheese 3rd weekend of May

Flea market on the first Saturday of July.

The 4 Sam'dis animations from 17h to 22h30 on Saturdays in the summer.

Frequently Asked Cheese 1st weekend of August. One hundred exhibitors of fine foods. Free entertainment. Contest of the biggest eater Livarot Sunday.

Book Fair of Gastronomy and the third weekend of October.


Manoir de l'Isle Livarot
Manoir de l'Isle Livarot
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Cheese Livarot
Cheese Livarot
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
2-Hour Cookery Workshop at Manoir Sainte Croix
Local flavours49 € Fleury-sur-Orne (42 km)
Wine Workshop at Manoir Sainte Croix
Local flavours59 € Fleury-sur-Orne (42 km)
Half-Day on the Cheese Route with Private Guide – Leaving from Caen
Local flavours70 € Caen (42 km)
Canoe-kayak at the heart of Swiss Normandy
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Le Hom (46 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Stroll Impressionist
Village visitIntermediate2h00Honfleur (46 km)
Saracens Path
HikeEasy3h00Condé-sur-Risle (48 km)


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