À Straddling the Suisse Normande, the plain of Caen and the Pays d'Auge, the Falaise – Suisse Normande destination presents a multitude of landscapes and facets: an environment of exceptional quality which contributes to its art of living with numerous sites natural classified.
The Monts d'Eraines and the Coteau de Mesnil-Soleil National Nature Reserve
Natura2000 site, the Mounts of Eraines dominate the plain of Falaise and the coasts of the Pays d'Auge. They are home to a unique natural space: the Coteau de Mesnil-Soleil.
National Nature Reserve, the Mesnil-Soleil hillside is renowned for its remarkable botanical biodiversity. In particular, you can admire many species of wild orchids.
National Nature Reserve of the Coteau de Mesnil-Soleil – Monts d'Eraines
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The Devil's Breach
On the site of the Devil's Breach, occupied since the Neolithic era, hovers an atmosphere of mystery. It is said that the Devil himself pushed aside the rock to let the capricious waters of the Laizon pass. This legend would be at the origin of this exceptional environment where the trees take disturbing forms.
Like a call to melancholy, the tomb of the actress Marie Joly sits atop the steep rock faces. Famous actress and member of the Comédie Française in the XNUMXth century, Marie Joly particularly appreciated this place. On her death, as a last tribute, her husband had a tomb erected for her in this place that she loved so much.
The Devil’s Breach – Tomb of Marie Joly
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Rocky promontory of Armorican sandstone, the Mount Myrrha stands proudly in the suburbs of the medieval city of Falaise. At its summit, this listed site, also famous for its climbing routes, offers a breathtaking view of the city and its Château.
La Roche d'Oetre
Welcome to the rooftop Swiss Normandy ! Only a few kilometers from Pont-d'Ouilly and Falaise, the listed site of the Roche d'Oetre is a must in the Suisse Normande. From its height of 118 meters, this impressive rocky promontory several million years old offers a unique panorama of the Rouvres gorges.
Natural site of the Roche d'Oëtre
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