By canoe-kayak or stand up paddle, from Pont-d'Ouilly to Caen, go down the Orne Valley and navigate through the steep landscapes of the Suisse Normande.

The Orne Valley by canoe-kayak: embark at Pont-d'Ouilly

Canoe-kayak or stand up paddle: choose your boat and go to the Pont-d'Ouilly leisure center to start your itinerant trip through the meanders of the Orne.

Reference nautical base in Normandy, Pont d'Ouilly Loisirs welcomes you to the green resort of Pont-d'Ouilly.

Accommodation, restaurants, shops: this charming village offers you all the necessary services during your stay in Swiss Normandy.

From Clécy to Pont du Coudray: these villages bordering the Orne

Your 57 km route linking Pont-d'Ouilly to Caen will be dotted with charming villages nestled on the banks of the Orne. Take the time to stop there to discover its history, heritage and sometimes surprising landscapes.

Stages of your journey:

  • Pont-d'Ouilly → Clécy: 12 km, 3 hours*
  • Clécy → Thury-Harcourt-Le-Hom: 14 km, 3h30*
  • Thury-Harcourt-Le-Hom → Coudray Bridge: 17 km, 4h15
  • Coudray Bridge → Caen: 15 km, 3h30*

*Times for information only, in walking mode, without breaks and depending on the flow of the Orne