It also has one of the oldest wooden churches in France dating back to the 15th century, the church saint Catherine is a rare jewel incrusted in the magnificent city of Honfleur. The city itself is located on the estuary of the Seine river and its just next to the surprising Normandy bridge. This cable stayed road bridge whose length is over 7 thousand feet long, it’s the last bridge to cross the Seine before it empties itself into the English Channel. Created in the 80s and finished in the 90s, this construction is a marvellous example of today’s French infrastructures.
Lunch at your leisure.
The historical village of Beuvron-en-Auge.
After the lunch, your guide will drive you to Beuvron-en-Auge, labelled as one of the most beautiful towns of France: “plus beaux villages de France”. This is the perfect representation of what a Normandy town looks like, with its historical half-timbered houses , follow the path of the Harcourt family who owned this land for centuries beginning in the 11th century, which makes this family one of the oldest in French nobility today. In here you will be free to roam around the old streets at your own pace.
Tour and Calvados tasting in a local distillery.
To finish the day, your guide will take you in a discovery of Normandy spirits in a local distillery. With over 74 acres of land, and over 25 different apples varieties gown, the place provides a large assortment of products which you will be able to discover throughout the visit. You will learn here the difference between a “calvados” and a “pommeau of Normandy” with an instructive guided tour of the domain followed by a commented tasting of the different products the site has to offer.
Drop off is at 5:00 PM at Place du Québec, in Bayeux.
This tour includes
- Transportation in a comfortably appointed minivan with free Wi-Fi and bottled water on board
- An English-speaking escort guide
- Guided tours of Honfleur & Beuvron en Auge
- Calvados tasting in a local distillery
This tour does not include
- Personal expenses
- Hotel pick-up/drop-off
- Guide appreciation gratuity
This tour requires a minimum of 2 adult passengers to operate.