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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Saint-Omer - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Saint-Omer is a village in the heart of Swiss Normandy. The road crests and two panoramas over the loop of the Orne and Sugarloaf open a wonderful view. Its listed church with its slender tower is a gem.

Geographical information

Latitude48.9257110 (N 48° 55’ 33”)
Longitude-0.4507470 (W 0° 27’ 3”)
AltitudeFrom 90m to 306m
Surface area8.07 km²
Population181 inhabitants
Density22 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCaen (27 mi, 44 min)
Insee code14635
IntercommunalityCC Cingal-Suisse Normande

Nearest cities & towns

La Pommeraye2.5 mi (8 min)
Le Vey2.8 mi (7 min)
Le Bô2.9 mi (11 min)
Clécy3.7 mi (11 min)
Pierrefitte-en-Cinglais4 mi (10 min)
Bonnoeil4.3 mi (10 min)
Saint-Rémy4.4 mi (11 min)
Donnay5 mi (10 min)
Cossesseville5.2 mi (11 min)
Combray5.3 mi (11 min)
Meslay5.3 mi (11 min)
Culey-le-Patry5.7 mi (15 min)
Angoville5.8 mi (13 min)

Things to see and do

The spectacle of paragliders in flight when the wind is South West sector. The paragliders and hang gliding come from afar to steal the site Saint-Omer with its 190 m elevation. Two takeoffs are performed with the wind: the "south deco" and "west Deco". A paragliding school is located in Saint-Omer to the joys of free flight or discover the activity baptism tandem. Competitors face some weekend for long-distance flights.

Events and festivities

The festival of outdoor activities on the ridge road each fall (usually the first weekend of October).


In flight over the Orne Saint-Omer
In flight over the Orne Saint-Omer
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Southern takeoff Saint-Omer
Southern takeoff Saint-Omer
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In tandem flight in the sky above Saint-Omer
In tandem flight in the sky above Saint-Omer
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Magnificent loop Orne
Magnificent loop Orne
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Southern deco flight
Southern deco flight
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Competitors full ancestry
Competitors full ancestry
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Thursday 18 october
Min. 11°C - Max. 19°C
Friday 19 october
Min. 8°C - Max. 19°C
Saturday 20 october
Min. 7°C - Max. 19°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canoe-kayak at the heart of Swiss Normandy
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Le Hom (4.5 mi)
Half-Day on the Cheese Route with Private Guide – Leaving from Caen
Local flavours70 € Caen (18.3 mi)
All-seasons mountain coaster
Entertainment5 € Souleuvre en Bocage (18.9 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Around Lande Pourrie
Car itineraryEasy4h00Saint-Cyr-du-Bailleul (30 mi)
Pays Domfrontais
Cycling itineraryIntermediate5h00Soucé (33 mi)


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