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Our Guide to Normandy

Activities for Food Lovers Musée de Camembert (in Vimoutiers) Delicious Normandy Food Tours (in Bayeux) Restaurants Le Vauban (in Port-en-Bessin-Huppain) Auberge le Clos Saint Julien (in Saint-Julien-sur-Calonne) Manoir de la Drôme (in Balleroy) Restaurant La Sapinière (in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer) La Rotonde (in Port-en-Bessin-Huppain) Cheese & Dairy La Fromagerie Graindorge (in Livarot) Coopérative Isigny Sainte-Mère (in

All About Cider & Other Apple & Pear Drinks

Apple and pear orchards, usually with a cow or two grazing under the trees, are the ubiquitous image of the Norman countryside, and a visit to Normandy wouldn’t be complete without sampling the local refreshments – cider, pommeau, poiré and calvados. Here’s everything you need to

La Ferme de la Sapinière

Brothers Michel and Philippe Legallois are the 6th generation cider producers at their family farm, located just one kilometer from Omaha beach. More than 30 apple varieties are cultivated for their cidre bouché, which is made without the addition of extra sugar, resulting in a

Cave Cidricole Lecornu

Just up the street from the Bayeux cathedral is the home and “urban farm” of Christèle and François Lecornu, 3rd generation cider and Calvados producers. The couple have over 3,000 certified organic apple trees on 9 hectares just outside of Bayeux, but their old stone