Places to Visit


Cambremer is an ideal touring centre.

Within 30 minutes drive:

Sandy beaches of stylish Deauville and Cabourg

Honfleur, picturesque port, artist's paradise with many galleries

Caen with its ancient battlements, museums, abbeys, Peace Memorial, and, of course, shopping!  Massive out-of-town shopping complex off RN13.

Falaise with its spectacular and dramatically-restored castle, birthplace of William the Conqueror

Trouville, where the Parisians holiday, renowned for its seafood restaurants

Lisieux, with the massive Basilica, in memory of Sainte Therese

Several chateaux, including Crevecoeur

Pegasus Bridge and other D-day sites

And a little further afield:

D-Day landing beaches (5/6 June 1944 - Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword) and Arromanches - Mulberry harbour and 'living museum'.

Bayeux with the 11th century tapestry depicting the 1066 invasion of England

Les Andelys, with the castle (Chateau Gaillard) commissioned by Richard the Lionheart, overlooking the Seine Valley

Monet's Garden at Giverny

Festyland children's theme park in western outskirts of Caen

Suisse Normande region (deep wooded gorges cut by the River Orne) with Bagnoles de L'Orne (largest spa in Western France)

Mont St Michel (spectacular!)

Rouen...Dieppe...The Brotonne National Park.....and Paris, just 2 1/2 hours by Autoroute.