SHORE EXCURSION: VILLAGES OF CALVADOS – 8 to 9 HOURS
Private Tour of the Villages of Calvados in Normandy with Cheese and Cider Tasting
Private Normandy tour from Caen.
See Normandy’s beautiful countryside with must-see villages.
See the villages of Camembert and Liverot, famous for their cheeses.
Enjoy cheese and cider tasting in Normandy’s
Tour Inclusions: private transportation, guide service, taxes, toll, parking, cost of tastings.
Departure Points: Caen. Other departure points available. Inquire.
NOTE: Customize this private tour from Caen to Calvados. Include your preferred villages or activities. The cheese and cider tasting can also include apple brandy (calvados) tasting. Inquire.
Villages of Calvados in Normandy – Private Tour from Caen
Your private tour from Caen to Calvados takes you to Normandy’s lovely villages which produces delectable cheeses, cider and the apple brandy called Calvados.
This private tour from Caen starts in Beuvron-en-Auge. Beuvron’s villagers take pride in keeping up their architectural heritage: multi-colored, half-timbered homes best exemplified by the 16th century Vieux Manoir in the village’s oval shaped square. Your Normandy tour guide will take you on a walking tour of the town center.
Next, your private tour from Caen to Calvodos region is Camembert, where the famous camembert cheese was first created by Marie Harel in 1791. The tiny village is charming complete with a cheese museum.
The last stop of your private tour in Calvados is Liverot, a cheese- and brandy-making village famous for its namesake cheese. The soft, pungent cheese is nicknamed the Colonel as it has five stripes around it. You’ll enjoy a cheese-making demo followed by cheese tasting. Cider is served with the cheeses.
Your last stop is a Calvados distillery, where you will learn how the region’s famous apple brandy is made, and sample the spirits of Calvados. If not interested in touring the distillery, a visit to the village of Pont L’Eveque may be substituted.