Calvados & Cider Tasting
Being in the heart of rural Normandy, we are lucky to have local distilleries close by, specialising in the Normandy delicacies of Cider and Calvados, Normandy’s native apple brandy.
Learn about the appearance, the nose and the palate as well as how to view, smell, and savour calvados. Sip like a true calvados connoisseur!
D-Day: WW2 History
Carentan is the central point for the D-Day landings, explore the history of the sea offensive and air offensive from the surrounding museums, cemeteries and experiences, as well as visiting the beaches where it all happened.
The Battle of Carentan
The Battle of Carentan was an engagement in World War II between airborne forces of the United States Army and the German Wehrmacht during the Battle of Normandy. The battle took place between 6 and 13 June 1944, on the approaches to and within the town of Carentan, France.
Theme Parks, Outdoor Activities
There are many choices for theme parks and outdoor activities to suit all people and preferences. Links are provided as a guide to help you search for your ideal attractions.
Parks & Gardens
Indulge yourself in the incredible manicured gardens here in Normandy. See how Monet was inspired for his famous works, and how he has inspired the region to create gardens of fine art.
Of course you can enjoy the gardens at Haras du Ry to your hearts content.
Normandy is blessed with 600km of coastline, sun-kissed seascapes, lakes, rivers and waterways, making it one of the best regions in France to spend time in and on the water.
Whether you’re an open-water adrenaline junkie or a beginner who wants to learn windsurfing, surfing, kite-surfing, sand yachting, canoeing, kayaking, wake boarding or stand-up-paddle boarding, you’re in for a unique and unforgettable Normandy experience!