Liven up your holidays!

Noues de Sienne

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Saint-Sever-Calvados:

About ten kilometers from Vire and Villedieu-les-Poêles, Saint-Sever-Calvados is mostly occupied by the beautiful forest of Saint-Sever.

The city takes its name from Sever, a former bishop of Avranches, the main character of a legend related to the local forest. Located in the heart of the Normandy countryside, the town of Saint-Sever-Calvados is an opportunity to admire the typical nature of this part of Normandy, and appreciate a beautiful architecture made from blue granite. The beautiful monuments, witnesses of the illustrious past of Saint-Sever-Calvados, do not miss, and allows to learn a little more about the history of this city of Normandy.

Nature and architectural heritage are marrying perfectly in this ideal site to spend pleasant holidays in family.

Fontenermont:

Fontenermont was part of the diocese of Coutances and the deanery of Montbray. The Lord Charles Du Rozel de Coulanges commanded the armies of the Chouans' revolt at the same time as General Frotté, retired to the castle of Saint-Pois.

Fontenermont was attached to the fourth bouillon of Granville and the town is currently located in the sleeve which borders 85 percent of its territory from which one can see on the hill of Bois au Cerf Mont Saint-Michel and its Bay.

Seven Brothers:

Ideally located to meet three departments that are Calvados, Manche and Orne, Sept-Frères allows you to have a central point of visits to many tourist sites such as Mont-Saint-Michel and Villedieu-les- Stoves.

Geographical information

MunicipalityNoues de Sienne
Postcode14380
Tourism labels
Latitude48.8406850 (N 48° 50’ 26”)
Longitude-1.0475520 (W 1° 2’ 51”)
AltitudeFrom 84m to 351m
Surface area117.58 km²
Population4576 inhabitants
Density38 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCaen (48 mi, 57 min)
Insee code14658
IntercommunalityCC Intercom de la Vire au Noireau
DepartmentCalvados
RegionNormandy

Nearest cities & towns

Montbray4 mi (10 min)
Landelles-et-Coupigny4.3 mi (8 min)
Beslon5.2 mi (13 min)
Boisyvon5.3 mi (12 min)
Beaumesnil5.5 mi (13 min)
Saint-Aubin-des-Bois5.5 mi (10 min)
Morigny5.7 mi (12 min)
Saint-Maur-des-Bois6 mi (11 min)
Coulouvray-Boisbenâtre6.1 mi (14 min)
Saint-Vigor-des-Monts6.5 mi (15 min)
Le Mesnil-Robert6.7 mi (15 min)
La Chapelle-Cécelin6.8 mi (13 min)
Margueray6.9 mi (15 min)
Sainte-Cécile7 mi (11 min)

Things to see and do

Saint-Sever-Calvados:

In full Normandy, the city of Saint-Sever-Calvados offers a beautiful architectural and natural heritage in the middle of Normandy.

Former 13th century abbey, Notre-Dame-de-Saint-Sever church has been listed as a Historic Monument. Gothic style, this abbey was built on a Romanesque building of the eleventh century which remains no trace. We can still admire a belfry of the late seventeenth century whose particularity is to be separated from the nave. Inside, visitors can enjoy many works of art classified as objects.

The forest of Saint-Sever is the most beautiful tourist site of the territory of Saint-Sever-Calvados. With an area of ​​more than 1,550 hectares, it covers almost the entire territory of the city. Siena and Brévogne take their source, and you can enjoy a beautiful flora and interesting wildlife. Roe deers, wild boars, badgers and gray herons live there almost year-round. Many walking trails have been built there, just like an arboretum. The pond of the Old Castle, in the heart of the forest, is a popular gathering place. One can also discover a motte of the Old Castle, classified as an historic monument. The chapel of the Hermitage, dating from the seventeenth century, has an altarpiece, a high relief, foliage and a bust of Christ classified.

Also worthy of note is the beautiful town hall housed in ancient monastic buildings dating back to the 17th century.

Park tree climbing activities, swimming pool.

Fontenermont:

Fontenermont Mill.

Hill of Wood with Deer.

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Natural sites
Transport

Events and festivities

Saint-Sever-Calvados:

The city of Saint-Sever-Calvados regularly hosts interesting events.

A food market takes place every Saturday of the year, from 8am to 1pm. During the month of August, the city also hosts its traditional fair of St. Bartholomew, with its competition cotentin sheep and its funfair.

In June, place at the festival of the Abbey dedicated to sacred music. For three evenings, the old abbey of the city hosts concerts of different styles such as gospel, or negro spirituals.

In October, the city hosts the Culturemboc art festival focused on dance, music, and also interesting exhibitions.

Weather

Friday 29 may
Min. 12°C - Max. 25°C
Day
Night
Saturday 30 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 24°C
Day
Night
Sunday 31 may
Min. 12°C - Max. 24°C
Day
Night

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Flight over Mont Saint-Michel Bay on Ultralight Trike or Autogyro – 30 mins
Sports sensations120 € Le Val-Saint-Père (20 mi)
Flight over Mont Saint-Michel Bay by Ultralight Trike or Autogyro – 20 mins
Sports sensations80 € Le Val-Saint-Père (20 mi)
Premium Flight over Mont Saint-Michel Bay by Ultralight Trike or Autogyro – 1 hr
Sports sensations190 € Le Val-Saint-Père (20 mi)
Horse-drawn carriage ride on the Champeaux cliffs
Entertainment49 € to 79 € Champeaux (23 mi)
Rail bike hire on the old Caen-Flers railway line
Entertainment23 € to 84 € Saint-Pierre-du-Regard (24 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Circuit of the Moulin de Sey
HikeEasy4h10Quettreville-sur-Sienne (19.4 mi)
Daisy circuit
HikeEasy1h50Quettreville-sur-Sienne (20 mi)
Circuit under the apple trees
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy1h15Quettreville-sur-Sienne (21 mi)
Circuit of the Lodges
HikeEasy2h15Quettreville-sur-Sienne (21 mi)
Circuit on the traces of caroline
HikeEasy1h10Quettreville-sur-Sienne (22 mi)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

Your holidays
A hotel
A vacation rental
A bed & breakfast
A campsite
A leisure activity
A restaurant
A rental car
A plane ticket
By continuing to browse our site, you are agreeing to the use of cookies to improve your experience and make targeted offers.
Find out more and make settings