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Every year during the Ascension weekend, the Les ExtraVERTies festival offers a sporting and festive event in the heart of Suisse Normande where nature plays a major role. Take advantage of the month of May to take part in these three days of entertainment, green activities and outdoor shows!

Three active days in Suisse Normande

The ExtraVERTies take you for three days of nature activities and outdoor concerts in the heart of Suisse Normande. Go south of Caen to the Ascension Bridge, Roche d'Oëtre and Pont-d'Ouilly, the unmissable green resort.

Day hike at Roche d'Oëtre

From Thursday, go to the natural site of the Roche d'Oëtre. This wild place overlooking the gorges of the Rouvre offers an exceptional setting to launch the festivities.

On the program: a day essentially dedicated to hiking in all its forms! Get started in the practice of between, walk on part of the GR® Tour of the Suisse Normande, elected favorite GR® of the French 2023, opt for a Nordic's walk or an walk with a naturalist guide. Of Guided tourist outings by bike or mountain bike are also offered.

Two intense days in Pont-d'Ouilly

On Friday and Saturday, the festival continues at Pont-d'Ouilly, green resort in Suisse Normande. The leisure village located near the outdoor center offers many sports activities accessible to all!

Come learn about canoe Kayak, To theclimbing or the family archery. Let yourself be tempted by an adrenaline rush during a baptism of paraglider, freefall jump or a descent giant zip line above the Orne. On the water, other original activities await you: stand-up paddle, aqua'Lanta, canoe, pedalo.

Free concerts and shows

The Les Extraverties festival is also an open-air cultural program throughout the three days. Aperitif-concerts, street performances et concerts on stage in the evening promise top entertainment for all audiences. Don't miss the big closing concert, with the FATALS PICARDS.

The eco-village of the Les ExtraVERTies festival

At the heart of the ExtraVERTies philosophy: values ​​linked to sustainable development and respect for nature! A place for meeting and conviviality, the eco-village remains the nerve center of the festival. Stroll through the nature market, discover the area dedicated to children and take part in eco-responsible activities!

The natural market

THElocal farming, short circuits, organic labeled products or the fair trade approach are highlighted at the festival. Located in an enclosed, tree-lined space, the ExtraVERTies market is a friendly place to make sustainable and responsible purchases.

A space entirely dedicated to children

On Friday and Saturday, children can enjoy a space just for them, animated by the Pays de Falaise media library and the section Young people's activities at Pont-d'Ouilly Loisirs. Manual workshops, giant wooden games, make-up…: the little ones have fun too!

L'Espace des Enfants au festival Les Extraverties
©Community of Communes of the Pays de Falaise

Green workshops and events for the whole family

The Extraverties are also activities related to the protection of the environment. Young and old can learn to make a beehive, birdhouse or a insect hotel, plant vegetable gardens, renovate a building in an ecological way...

Atelier fabrication de nichoirs à oiseaux avec l'association Demain en Pays de Falaise
©Community of Communes of the Pays de Falaise

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