Normandy and Cider

Normandy Cider and Calvados

Normandy is known for its butter, cream, fruit and cider (cidre), Calvados (apple brandy) and Pommeau (a Norman apéritif of apple juice and Calvados) – for more info on the Cider Route (route du Cidre) see routeducidre.com sign

In late summer there are numerous Normandy Apple Festivals

A selection of places to stay on/near the Normandy Cider Route:

Plus Beaux Villages

The Pays d’Auge is the heart of the cider and Calvados area with country lanes connecting the villages of Beuvron-en-Auge , Cambremer, Bonnebosq and Beaufour-Druval. Beuvron-en-Auge is classed as one of the ‘most beautiful villages in France’ Along the way, you could visit over twenty cider farms!

One of the biggest producers is Calvados Boulard at Coquainvilliers (14 Calvados, Normandie)