Other visits

Petit train touristique

Renseignement et réservation : Office de Tourisme, Service Groupes - E-mail : npetit@caen.fr
Tél. : +33 (0)2 31 27 14 10 - Fax : +33 (0)2 31 27 14 13

Go aboard for a 45 minutes commented stroll. You will discover the main sites of the city as St-Pierre church, the accesses of the castle, the Ladies’ Abbey, the marina, the Men’s Abbey...
Comments are bilingual, in French and in English. Translation written in Spanish, Italian, German and Dutch.
Departure from St-Pierre church, in front of Caen Tourist Office.

 

 

Possibility of renting the touristic train for your events (up to 100 km from Caen).
From Easter till September.
Adults : 4,70€ (minimum 20 persons)

Children (under 12): 3,20€.


Ornavik, des Vikings aux Normands

Domaine de Beauregard - 14200 HEROUVILLE-SAINT-CLAIR
Tél. : +33 (0)2 31 52 40 90
www.ornavik.fr - E-mail : lesvikingsan911@gmail.com

Rebuilding to understand an experimental archaeology site that brings the Normandy of yore back to life.
Over the years, a 10th-century Carolingian village (2012-2015)and an 11th-century moated castle (2016-2021) have been rebuilt following plans certified in Normandy and using medieval techniques.
A Viking encampment with tents is based on the Scandinavian village model.

 

The tour includes : introduction to the project and immersion in the everyday life of people in the 10th century, among craftspeople using medieval skills.
Open from May 5th to September 30th 2012 from 10 am to 6 pm by appointment.


Adults: 5 € per pers. up to 14 adults, then 4 € per extra pers. Free for 1 guide and bus driver.
Children: 50 € for 25 children, then 2 € per extra child. Free for 4 guides for 25 children and the bus driver.

 

Ferme de Billy

29 bis rue de l’Eglise - 14980 ROTS - Tél. : +33 (0)2 31 97 32 04
www.ferme-de-billy.com - E-mail : ferme@vauvrecy.com

A relaxed atmosphere reigns in this family estate with 15,000 apple trees that makes Apple Juice, Cider, Pommeau and Calvados (3 to 28 years old).
On the programme : a countryside stroll (orchards, donkey park) and cultural walk (cellars, 13th-century chapel) lasting around 30 min, tasting of the fi nest house produce (30 min), and a shop selling our products and other specialities.
«Table d’Hôte» (set menu) package on request (15 to 25 €).


Open all year round, every day except Sundays, booking required : from April 1st to September 30 th 10 am-12.30 pm and 2-7 pm, and from October 1st to March 31st 10 am-12 noon and 2-6 pm.


La Boîte à Calva

8 rue Froide - 14000 CAEN - Tél. : +33 (0)2 31 96 88 24
www.laboiteacalva.fr - E-mail : laboiteacalva@orange.fr

La Boîte à Calva offers you the opportunity to taste Norman products and to hear information about where they come from and how they are made.
Store for purchases and souvenirs : Norman products, specialist for Calvados, Pommeau, Norman aperitifs and Norman gastronomy.
Tasting by appointment either at the shop (mornings) or at the venue of your choice (company, hotel, etc.) in the evenings from 7.30 pm. Duration: about 45 mins.


 

Price: 4€ per person including tasting of Calvados, Pommeau, cider and gourmet products + 1 sachet of Isigny caramels (50g) per person !