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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Origin of name: the Scandinavian anthroponym Smidr and Latin house, "fields".

The discovery of stone axes in the territory of the commune, mentioned by Arcisse de Caumont in his "Monumental Statistics Calvados", attests to the antiquity of the occupation. In the Middle Ages the parish belongs to the lord of Fonnovilla Robertus. In 1227, it transfers its domain for the benefit of the abbey of Saint Evroult, and this sponsorship is finally recognized in 1285, following a trial. At the end of the 20th century, the town situated at the beginning of the Pays d'Auge, home to more than two farms.

Geographical information

Latitude49.1533790 (N 49° 9’ 12”)
Longitude-0.2233100 (W 0° 13’ 24”)
AltitudeFrom 4m to 22m
Surface area3.92 km²
Population591 inhabitants
Density150 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCaen (8.8 mi, 17 min)
Insee code14237
IntercommunalityCC Val Ès Dunes

Nearest cities & towns

Cagny1.7 mi (4 min)
Frénouville2.2 mi (6 min)
Touffréville3 mi (9 min)
Saline3 mi (7 min)
Bellengreville3 mi (7 min)
Vimont3.2 mi (8 min)
Saint-Pair3.7 mi (8 min)
Grentheville3.8 mi (7 min)
Saint-Samson4.1 mi (9 min)
Démouville4.2 mi (10 min)
Banneville-la-Campagne4.3 mi (8 min)
Cuverville4.5 mi (10 min)
Bures-sur-Dives4.5 mi (12 min)

Things to see and do


Sunday 21 may
Min. 9°C - Max. 19°C
Monday 22 may
Min. 8°C - Max. 21°C
Tuesday 23 may
Min. 10°C - Max. 23°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Water sports equipment hire in the Orne Valley
Nature and the great outdoors17 € Caen (6 mi)
Half-Day on the Cheese Route with Private Guide – Leaving from Caen
Local flavours70 € Caen (6.6 mi)
Visit the French gardens of Domaine Marquis Turgot
Culture and education6 € Creully sur Seulles (15.9 mi)
Canoe-kayak at the heart of Swiss Normandy
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Le Hom (16.4 mi)
Cooking class at Chef Normand's House
Local flavours39 € Saint-Philbert-des-Champs (23 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cliffs of Black Cows
HikeEasy2h00Villers-sur-Mer (15.2 mi)
Stroll Impressionist
Village visitIntermediate2h00Honfleur (28 mi)
Way of the Three Calvaries
HikeEasy3h00Asnières (28 mi)
Heritage tour - city of Pont Audemer 27500 Normandy
HikeEasy35 minPont-Audemer (36 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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