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Cultural heritage

Falaise – Suisse Normande: the essential visits!

What are the essential sites to visit during your vacation in Falaise – Suisse Normande? Explore the must-see museums, monuments or natural sites during your stay! Explore the castle and the medieval city of Falaise Discover the famous William the Conqueror castle and its dungeons during a visit in reality […]
#Battle of Normandy #Medieval history #Nature #Switzerland Normandy #Visits

By Ophélie, April 26, 2024 Reading time: 3 min(s)
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Valentine's Day destination Falaise – Suisse Normande

What if this year for Valentine's Day, you took a moment for two in Falaise or in Suisse Normande? To help you prepare for this day, the Tourist Office team has listed for you the places where you can spend a lovely moment together. For lovers… of good cuisine! In Falaise […]

By Ophélie, January 30, 2024 Reading time: 3 min(s)
News

Best wishes 2024!

Jean-Philippe Mesnil, Chairman of the Management Committee, and the entire team of the Falaise – Suisse Normande Tourist Office send you their best wishes for the year 2024!

By Ophélie, January 4, 2024 Reading time: 1 min(s)
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Christmas markets in Falaise & Suisse Normande

The end of year celebrations are approaching! The reddish decorations of autumn are gradually giving way to very green fir trees and Christmas lights. From November, towns, villages and merchants invite you to take part in the festive magic on the Christmas markets of the Falaise – Suisse Normande destination. Find […]

By Ophélie, October 24, 2023 Reading time: 5 min(s)
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Our activities for the autumn holidays

The All Saints’ Day holidays are fast approaching! If this break comes at the right time to recharge the batteries, you still have to find something to occupy the whole family. Find below our ideas for activities in Falaise and in Suisse Normande for the autumn holidays. Entertainment for everyone 1. Experience the […]

By Ophélie, October 13, 2023 Reading time: 4 min(s)
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Falaise – Suisse Normande: what to do when it’s hot?

The thermometer is climbing, the mercury is panicking and you are desperately looking for fresh air? Find below our suggestions for refreshing activities when it's too hot in the Falaise – Suisse Normande destination! Water to cool off Take a splash at the Formeo aquatic centre! Embark on a descent of the Orne by canoe-kayak Take a dip in the Lake […]
# Activities #Family #Nature #Heritage #Switzerland Normandy #Visits

By Ophélie, August 21, 2023 Reading time: 3 min(s)
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Top 7 family activities near Falaise & in Suisse Normande

Are you looking for ideas for leisure activities to do with the family in the Falaise – Suisse Normande destination? Nature outings, water sports or thrills: come and spend some energy in Normandy! Sailing on the Orne by canoe-kayak Head to Pont-d'Ouilly, a charming green resort, for a trip down the Orne valley by canoe-kayak. This […]
# Activities #Canoe Kayak #Family #Switzerland Normandy

By Ophélie, July 9, 2023 Reading time: 3 min(s)
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The team is growing for the season!

In order to guarantee the continuity and the quality of our service during the high season, Kelly comes to reinforce the team of the Tourist Office for the months of July and August. She introduces herself to us in a few words: My name is Kelly, I'm 26 years old. I have been living in Berjou, a charming little village, for a year and […]

By Ophélie, July 4, 2023 Reading time: 2 min(s)
Nature

Explore the Suisse Normande by canoe-kayak

What would you say to discovering the Suisse Normande along the water going down the Orne valley? Departing from Pont-d'Ouilly, follow the course of the river through picturesque gorges framed by impressive rock faces. Descend the Orne valley from Pont-d'Ouilly to Clécy by canoe Embark with family or friends for […]
# Activities #Canoe Kayak #Nature #Switzerland Normandy

By Ophélie, May 24, 2023 Reading time: 2 min(s)
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The Tourist Office team is growing!

In order to better welcome you to the Falaise – Suisse Normande Tourist Office, Mary Tuytten has joined our team as a travel advisor! While waiting to meet her in our offices in Falaise and Pont-d'Ouilly, we invite you to get to know her in a few lines. Mary, can you introduce yourself in a few […]

By Ophélie, May 5, 2023 Reading time: 2 min(s)
Nature

Ideas for easy family walks

Discover the Falaise – Suisse Normande destination during a short walk, in an urban environment or in the heart of nature. On foot or by bike, let yourself be tempted by our ideas for short hikes to share with the family. The circuit of the Remparts Take the circuit of the Remparts, an essential walking route of 3,5 km in the city […]
# Activities #Family #Nature #Trek #Switzerland Normandy

By Ophélie, April 28, 2023 Reading time: 3 min(s)
Cultural heritage

Pont-d'Ouilly, Clécy, Putanges: the typical villages of Swiss Normandy

Take advantage of your holidays in the Falaise – Suisse Normande destination in Calvados to visit the villages of the Suisse Normande. From Clécy to Putanges via Pont-d'Ouilly, follow the thread of the Orne. Let yourself be surprised by the landscapes with steep cliffs that overlook the Normandy bocage. Pont-d'Ouilly, green resort of Suisse Normande At 15 […]
#Nature #Switzerland Normandy #Visits

By Ophélie, April 5, 2023 Reading time: 3 min(s)
Events

Les ExtraVERTies, the festival of outdoor activities

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 Switzerland […]
# Activities #Nature #Switzerland Normandy

By Ophélie, March 20, 2023 Reading time: 4 min(s)
Terroir

The Calvados moment: A wine artisan in the land of apple trees

L'instant Calvados, a podcast launched in 2022 by Calvados Attractif, invites you to discover Calvados differently, from a new angle. In this episode, the Calvados moment puts his microphone down at Les Arpents du Soleil to meet Gérard Samson, wine maker in the land of apple trees! Wine… in Calvados! Acres of the Sun, 1st […]

By Ophélie, January 27, 2023 Reading time: 1 min(s)
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Best wishes for 2023!

Jean-Philippe Mesnil, Chairman of the Management Committee, and the entire team of the Falaise – Suisse Normande Tourist Office send you their best wishes for the year 2023!

By Ophélie, December 31, 2022 Reading time: 1 min(s)
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Eductour in Falaise: discovery of the winter exhibitions

On Thursday November 10, 2022, the Falaise – Suisse Normande Tourist Office, with the help of the teams from Château Guillaume-le-Conquérant and the Museum of Automata, offered its partners an eductour in Falaise. On the program: welcome around a coffee, narrated tour of the Alice in Wonderland exhibition, discovery of the Museum of Automata and cocktail […]

By Ophélie, November 10, 2022 Reading time: 2 min(s)
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2022 tourist season report

A good season under the sign of recovery After two difficult years, the 2022 season finally seems to mark the end of the COVID period in terms of tourist activity. After a feverish start to the year, marked by some health restrictions and hesitations, especially for groups, attendance was able to restart properly as soon as the season opened […]

By Ophélie, September 30, 2022 Reading time: 3 min(s)
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The liberation of the Pays de Falaise and the end of the Falaise-Chambois Pocket

In this month of August 2022, the Pays de Falaise celebrates the 78th anniversary of its Liberation, as well as that of the closure of the Falaise-Chambois Pocket, the scene of the final operation of the infamous Battle of Normandy. Commemorative ceremonies In Falaise On August 17, 1944, the time for the Liberation of Falaise finally struck! […]

By Ophélie, August 4, 2022 Reading time: 2 min(s)
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Summer outings with the tourist office

Once again this year, the Pays de Falaise Tourist Office and its loyal partners have concocted a rich program of outings and entertainment for the summer! Guided tours, strolls in the villages of the Falaise – Suisse Normande destination, theatrical walks or nature outings: there will be something for everyone […]

By Ophélie, July 5, 2022 Reading time: 8 min(s)
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Sound and light "The Fiancée de Falaise"

In August, the show "La Fiancée de Falaise" returns in its latest version under the sign of the Return to Peace! From the D-Day landing beaches to the Reconstruction sites, passing through the final battle of the Falaise-Chambois Pocket, let yourself be carried away by the story of Louise, a young resident of Falaise, caught in […]

By Ophélie, July 4, 2022 Reading time: 1 min(s)
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The Tourist Pass

Like every year, the Pays de Falaise Tourist Office has reissued its Tourist Pass! This allows you to discover the Falaise – Suisse Normande destination through its sports activities, cultural visits and local producers at reduced rates. how does the tourist pass work? The visitor pays full admission for […]

By Ophélie, July 2, 2022 Reading time: 1 min(s)
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Ticket office Pont d'Ouilly Leisure

Do you want to discover the Suisse Normande in a different way? Take advantage of an exceptional offer at the Pays de Falaise Tourist Office: a canoe-kayak descent or access to the Orne Aventure tree-climbing park at the single price of €16 per person. Departing from the Pont d'Ouilly Loisirs base, take the plunge with […]

By Ophélie, June 16, 2022 Reading time: 1 min(s)