Pays d'Auge, a Taste of Normandy's Charm
Traveling through the Pays d'Auge means getting to experience a region full of charm and authenticity. A real-life postcard, the Pays d'Auge offers magnificent sights wherever you go. From its apple trees to its half-timbered houses, this area - located in the heart of the Calvados - is a guarantee for calmness and conviviality.
The Pays d’Auge: Authentically Normandy
Over the course of your trip, discover châteaux and houses with typically Norman architecture. Take in the beautiful abodes of its valleys and landscapes, most of which are complimented by remarkable gardens.
Stud farms, very symbolic of Normandy, are a must-see in the region. If you're lucky, you may get to see a thoroughbred! The Pays d'Auge is full of equestrian activities, including horseback rides through the heart of the Calvados and year-long racetracks on the Côte Fleurie. By night, enjoy the region's beautiful vacation cottages and accomodations in the countryside. Perfect for a romantic getaway in nature!
The Route du Cidre: From Beuvron en Auge to Cambremer
On your Normandy itinerary, be sure to make room for the Route du Cidre! Voyage from Cambremer to Beuvron in Auge, a picturesque 40 kilometer journey full of authentically Norman heritage.
Of course, tasting the region's cuisine is a must for any trip to Normandy: Camembert, cider, and calvados will tickle your tastebuds. You can even discover the secrets of how they're all produced by visiting local distilleries and fromageries.
The Route starts in Cambremer, a village with the most Appellation d'Origine Contrôlé (AOC)s in the country. Artisan producers will be happy to open their doors and give you a taste of Norman flavors.
In July and August, take advantage of the old-style market on Sunday mornings. On the Route, pass through Beuvron-en-Auge, a charming village full of remarkable heritage. Its sixteenth-century Vieux Manoir and seventeenth and eighteenth-century half-timbered houses helped it earn the name as one of the Most Beautiful Villages of France. Each year, Beuvron-en-Auge throws different festivals: the Fête du Cidre, the first weekend in October, and a Geranium Festival at the beginning of May.