Camping Le Lac des Charmilles
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In Normandy, in the English Channel, the Camping Charmilles Lake is ideally placed to discover the most beautiful natural, historical and cultural sites of Normandy. It is also a sumptuous natural setting conducive to the practice of outdoor sports.
Sports and Recreation
During your holidays in Normandy, activities will not be lacking.
On foot, on horseback or by bike, criss-cross the Cerisy national forest, climb the Roches de Ham and follow the old towpaths of the Vire valley.
The ponds and the Vire are very popular with holidaymakers wishing to go canoeing or take a pedal boat ride.
For climbers, do not miss climbing on the cliffs of Roches de Ham. At the top, the view is absolutely magical.
At the Souleuvre viaduct, make way for thrills with zip lines, giant swings, bungee jumping or tobogganing on rails! For the youngest, the Mayya pond tree climbing is ideal. And for contemplative athletes, the Condé-sur-Vire bike-rail takes you to the heart of the Vire valley.
Hot air balloon flight
During your holidays, treat yourself to an extraordinary experience. Hot air balloon from Elle is partner of camping. These passionate professionals will take you on a hot air balloon flight over Normandy, which will leave you with unforgettable memories.
Haras de Saint-Lô
Since Napoleon, the Haras de Saint-Lô has been home to the finest stallions. Today, around forty horses of seven prestigious breeds are the focus of all attention. Every Thursday during the summer, magnificent shows are given in the main courtyard surrounded by an exceptional architectural ensemble. But the Haras de Saint-Lô also hosts more than a hundred renowned sporting events throughout the year.
Not to be missed!
Mont-Saint-Michel and its bay
It is the essential among the essentials… Mont-Saint-Michel has amazed visitors for centuries. The Mont, its bay, its narrow streets, its XNUMXth and XNUMXth century houses and its abbey fascinate holidaymakers. To better enjoy this UNESCO World Heritage site, treat yourself to the expertise of a sworn guide.
The Chausey Islands
Just a stone's throw from the Normandy coast, the Chausey Islands archipelago is a preserved corner of paradise. Departing from Granville, treat yourself to a crossing towards the Big Island. Admire the wild nature protected by a very pleasant micro-climate. Bocage, dunes and fine sand beaches will be your backdrop, throughout an exotic day. Do not miss a visit to the castle, but also the lighthouse, the chapel and the Baudry and Lambert towers.
The landing beaches
The history of liberation was written on the beaches of Normandy. They were the site of terrible battles. Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword Beaches are the famous landing beaches. In Arromanches, the landing museum is simply overwhelming. In Colleville-sur-Mer it is the rows of white crosses that arouse emotion.
Caen is a city with a rich and varied heritage. This city "of a thousand facets" was the city of William the Conqueror, but also the capital of the Duchy of Normandy. Many buildings are worth a visit.
- The ducal castle of Caen
- The Abbey-aux-Hommes
- St. Peter's Church
Caen is also about culture. Museums offer high quality visits.
- The Caen memorial recounts the Second World War and D-day.
- Focused on Norman history and culture, the Normandy Museum is fascinating.
- The Museum of Fine Arts in Caen will particularly delight lovers of Renaissance art.
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