Tourist Sites to discover
VISIT OF PONT AUDEMER :
Follow the colorful printed panels for a guide tour of the town with the nickname of ” Norman Venice”, the church Saint-Ouen, the museum Alfred Canel. Very popular traditional country farm market on Monday and Friday morning.
L’ABBAYE DU BEC-HELLOUIN :
In a picturesque village classed as among the most attractive in France visit the abbey of Bec-Hellouin. Direction Saint-Georges-du-Vièvre then Brionne, approx 19 km. Open every days : 10h30, 16h and 17h, Sunday and bank hollidays : 12h et 16h.
TRIP MARAIS VERNIER
Direction Pont-Audemer, follow Wharf Félix Faure, crossing the Risle and take left the street of “la Madeleine”, follow the sign for “Marais Vernier”. Stop at the lighthouse at Saint-Samson de la Roque that dominates the estuary with views over Le Havre, Honfleur and the bridge of Normandy.
VISIT OF “LA CÔTE FLEURIE”
Direction Pont-Audemer, follow direction Deauville/Trouville, two of the most famous seaside resorts with fine white sand beaches. You can also visit Honfleur by following the estuary road as from Toutainville.
VISIT OF PAYS D’AUGE
Direction Pont-Audemer, then left Bernay/Lisieux at the 1st stop after Campigny. Visit the Cormeilles Busnel Distillery where the famous calvados is made, then Lisieux and its White Basilica (Cormeilles 20 min, Lisieux 40 min)
VISIT THE CLIFFS OF ETRETAT
Beautiful, majestic and luminous, the Etretat cliffs are world-famous. Direction Pont-Audemer, then Le Havre/Pont de Tancarville ; once you have the crossed the bridge, follow the signs for Etretat. Approx 1h.
CLAUDE MONET AND GIVERNY
Visit his beautiful garden with the famous Japanase bridge, his wisteria covered house, his azaleas and the beautiful lake with hundreds of waterlkilies. Direction A13/Paris, exit Vernon. Approx 1h10.
CHATEAU DU CHAMPS DE BATAILLE
Situated at approx 5 km near le Neubourg, the Fields of Battle Castle is one of the most splendid residences in Normandy. Direction Brionne. Open from Easter to Toussaint, weekends and holidays from 14:00 to 18:00; In may, June and September, every day from 14:00 to 18:00; In July and August every day from 10h to 18h.
FOR THE SPORTIFS :Golf of the Amirauté, Golf du Champ de Bataille, Golf of Deauville Saint Gatien, Golf of Pont-Audemer (september 2012)
ACTIVITIES FOR THE CHILDREN
Giant tropical butterflies in a natural habitat. Direction Pont-Audemer, then Honfleur. Approx 40min.
PARC ZOOLOGIQUE DE CERZA
150 acres of landscaped garden African style devoted to breeding animals that are threatened with extinction. several walking tracks, a safari train, a mini farm and a 3D cinema complex, will help you to keep your children happy and occuped for an entire day. Direction Bernay, Lieuray, direction Cormeilles then Lisieux. about 40 min. ( http://www.cerza.com/)
Tree climbing Adventure Park in a lovely forest. More than 100 platforms in a woodland territory of 3 hectares. Develop your skills climbing from tree to tree in all safety. Direction Pont-Audemer, then Bourneville Quillebeuf sur Seine, Trouville and 3 km on the right panel VIKING adventure. About 25 min.
AUTRES DESTINATIONS INTERESSANTES
Mémorial of CAEN (1h)
Tapestry of BAYEUX (1h30)
The beaches of the Normandy Landings (ARROMANCHES) (1h30)
Le MONT SAINT MICHEL (2H30)