Tourism in Lower Normandy

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Tourism, holidays & travel in Lower Normandy

Cattle-rearing area, Lower Normandy is a region of green landscapes. Meadows with apple trees in the Pays d'Auge, hedged farmland and marsh of the Cotentin peninsula, greens pastures where the Normandy cows graze, the Perche forests, but also the cliffs and long sandy beaches of the coast, offer a wonderful palette of colours. Place of history and traditions, Lower Normandy is also a good destination for leisure activities and relaxation, with its 470 kilometres of coasts, its renowned seaside resorts, great walking countryside, its Regional Nature Parks, and its local high-quality products.

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TOURISM IN LOWER NORMANDY

Historic sites, cities with a rich architectural heritage, half-timbered manor houses of the Pays d'Auge, Suisse Normande (an area reminiscent of Switzerland) and its Orne valley offering plenty of sports activities, and famous seaside resorts are some of the features of the Calvados.

With a vast coast, the Manche département invites the visitors to admire the mount Mont-Saint-Michel and its bay, UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as to cross the Cotentin peninsula with its landscapes of hedged farmland, marsh, moors, cliffs and sandy beaches.

Realm of the horse, the Orne is ideal countryside for walkers and naturalists. Places of interest include: Perche manor houses, prestigious stud farm, charming parks and gardens, the Carrouges castle, and the forests of both Regional Nature Parks.

 

CITIES & TOWNS

Honfleur
Deauville
Bayeux
Granville
Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer
Trouville-sur-Mer
Cabourg
Ouistreham
Port-en-Bessin-Huppain

Avranches
Courseulles-sur-Mer
Bagnoles-de-l'Orne
Clécy
Lisieux
Barneville-Carteret
Luc-sur-Mer
Houlgate
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EVENTS

Jazz under the Apple Trees
American Film Festival

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PHOTOS

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NATIONAL LABELS

Cities of art and history
Most beautiful villages of France
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Green resorts

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Towns and villages in Bloom
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LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Segway ride
Panoramic little train ride
Maiden two-seat parachute jump
Horse-riding for leisure and CSO courses
Quad or buggy on the D-Day beaches
Aquavire aquatic centre

Navigation in St-Vaast-la-Hougue Bay
Granville golf course
Maiden two-person parachute jump
Cross the Bay of Mont Saint Michel
Bicycle hire at Mont Saint-Michel
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