* France – Normandy, flavors, history and knowledge
5 days / 465 km
Throughout the year
Reference : 14B043
Prix : 352€
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Discover the flowery coast of Normandy, its famous attractive seaside resort and moreover the Pays d’Auge, thatched timbered roof , the origin of cider, calvados and cheese.
D1 Flowery coast
Discover the flowery coast–Côte Fleurie and its famous resorts : Honfleur , Trouville and Deauville , a symbol of elegance relevant to its prestigious palaces and charming houses … (optional: touristic train tour) . Stroll along the famous boardwalk . Dinner. Accommodation.
D2 Pays d’Auge : Lisieux and local products (150 km)
Departure for the Auge and its capital Lisieux , land of pilgrimage. Following the footsteps of St. Teresa, discovering the Basilica of Ste -Thérèse Buissonnets, a quarter of worship and devotion. Lunch. Continuation in the centre of the Pays d’Auge through the Cider Route . Passage by Crevecoeur-en-Auge , a medieval fortress double enclosure of ditche. Visit a traditional Normande’s farm, a manufacturing AOP cheese with tasting . Then stop at a producer of cider, calvados and pommel, visit the distillery with tasting . Return to Pont l’Eveque . Dinner. Accommodation.
D3 Knowledge of Normand & Cliffs of Etretat (120 km)
Direction–Bolbec through the Normandy Bridge ( toll to pay locally ). Visit the living museum ” Over Memory ” , traced the history of the textile industry flourished in the nineteenth century. A impressive discovery of the production line. Lunch. Road to Fécamp , visit the Benedictine Palace , beautiful neo- Gothic building and Renaissance , experience the history of the famous liqueur with tasting . Continue to Etretat unique site with majestic cliffs. Flanerie walks around, share an endless sea view, imaging yourself just like Arsene Lupin. Dinner. Accommodation.
D4 Discovery of the footsteps of William the Conqueror (115 Km)
Departure for Caen, ducal city founded by William the Conqueror. Panoramic guided tour of the iconic sights of the city : the castle, the Men’s Abbey and Ladies’ Abbey. Lunch. Departure to the Suisse Normande through the crests and try the sugar bread,sharing the view of the Rocks Parks Clécy and Orne River. Will not miss the small, quaint villages nestled in the valleys or nestled on a hillside that make the Suisse Normande an unforgettable picture. Stop at Falaise , the most famous character of Norman derive from — William the Conqueror. Flanerie to explore the unique heritage of the medieval city. Dinner. Accommodation.
D5 Landing Beaches (57 km)
Departure to the landing beaches : Juno Beach and Sword Beach through Courseulles and St. Aubin sur mer ( Option : visit the Juno Beach Centre ) . The year of 2014 celebrates the 70th anniversary of the landing and numerous commemorations ceremonies are planned. Lunch towards Oustreham Riva Bella. Way back . End of our services.
3 stars hotel in Havre/Caen region, full board without beverage, from lunch on D1 to lunch on D5
Guided tours: Lisieux (2h), Caen (2h)
Entrances: Bolbec museum
Touristic train in Tours (45min)
Visit with tasting : cheese factory, distillery, Bénédictine Palace
Free of charge: 21st pes. in single room, 42nd pers. in semi-double
Single room (4n): 120 €
Touristic train in Deauville 7€
Cruise on estuary of Seine(50min) :7€
Dinner with music show in Deauville “J’adore”: from 70€
Toll bridges: Normandy € 14, € 8 Tancarville