What to do in Normandy

Normandy, an Outdoor Activity Heaven

Whether you’re interested in golf, fishing, adventure sports or horse-riding, Normandy’s got it all and is just waiting to be conquered! Normandy is bordered along the northern coasts by the English Channel. There are granite cliffs in the west and limestone cliffs in the east, which provides unique landscapes for water sports adventures. There are also long stretches of beach in the center of the region, where makes ideal place for outdoor beach activities. The unique bocage hedges are typical of the western areas of Normandy. And the forested inland of Normandy also provides the best surroundings for golf, hiking, and even many adrenaline extreme activities. Come to Normandy, and discover the various activities in this timeless land.

It’s Time to Have Some Fun!

Looking for some action-packed fun in the great outdoors on your next holiday? Normandy’s exciting natural landscapes make for perfect adventure playgrounds for you. With amazing beaches, rivers, lakes and islands and some fantastic water sports on offer, your Normandy holiday is on.

Walkers, cyclists and other nature enthusiasts will love the diversity of Normandy’s natural landscapes! From vast woodland wilderness and mile upon mile of rolling countryside, to dramatic coastal cliffs and areas of outstanding natural beauty, Normandy will surprise you in every single minute.

Horse Riding on The Beach of Calvados

What better way to experience the Flowered Coast’s natural scenery than on horseback?

Discovering a long picture-perfect stretch of golden sand, bathed in sunshine while on the horseback. Facing beautiful waterfront Belle Epoque villas, Normandy offers an extensive sandy beach that make it ideal for horse riding, especially at the end of the day, when the beach is empty. All you can hear is the soothing sounds of crashing waves and feel the wind in faces as you horse ride across this breathtaking beach, gaining a newfound sense of freedom !

Paddle boarding through archs in Etretat

With its majestic cliffs, natural arches and the breathtaking scenery of the Alabaster Coast, Etretat makes for a magnificent backdrop for your next stand-up paddle boarding adventure! Floating across the water amid this stunning setting is fun, relaxing and rejuvenating.

Under the guidance, you can paddle towards the towering Porte d’Aval until reach its magnificent arch and paddle right through it. This will be one of the most picturesque natural wonders you have ever seen, definitely enhanced with a very special energy.

Barefoot on the Bay of the Mont-Saint-Michel

Nothing beats spending a weekend together as a family and friends in the great outdoors of the Bay of the Mont-Saint-Michel to recharge our batteries.

To truly get back to nature, beneath the holly mountain of Mont-Saint-Michel, it’s time to put you barefoot in the quicksands of the bay.

Crossing the bay through outstanding panoramic landscapes will be one of most memorable experiences for you! You can venture out there alone, but it can be a risky journey. The best and safest way to explore safely, is to book a guided walk with a local expert as the Mont-Saint-Michel is famed for Europe’s largest tidal variations.

The best in France GR21 hiking trail

In November 2019, the GR21 hiking trail was voted the nation’s favorite walk. Among the nominees were eight of France’s most-loved hiking routes frequented by thousands of walkers all year round.

From Le Havre to Le Tréport, the GR21 trail winds through a number of different landscapes along the Alabaster Coast.

Pull on your boots and explore this stunning hiking trail for yourself, and enjoy some fresh air, thought-clearing exercise and an unrivaled sense of freedom.

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