At only 2h30 from Paris and 1 hour from the Mont -Saint- Michel, between the town of Bayeux, famous for its tapestry that was registered with UNESCO in 2007, and the landing beaches, La Chenevière is ideally located to allow you to discover the many facets of the history of Normandy. The Normandy coast of the Pays d’Auge is called “la Côte Fleurie”. Its name refers to the pleasant countryside and ornate landscape, as well as many beautiful towns including:
Each of these cities exhibits the charm and authenticity of the region, also offering a wide range of leisure facilities, not least casinos.
The Bessin coast is a little wilder. Journey back in time to the era of William the Conqueror by visiting the fortified farms, abbeys, medieval fortresses and Norman manors, as the Manoir d’Argouges. The Bessin coast is also where you will find the D-day landing beaches, a tourist must-see: the artificial harbor at Arromanches, Omaha Beach Beach ( Colleville-sur-Mer Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer) dominated by the American war cemetery and the Pointe du Hoc, or Sainte-Mère –Église that was the scene of the Allied landings June 6, 1944. Finally, the traditional fishing port of Port-en-Bessin, not far from La Chenevière, offers the possibility of a stroll on the pier with panoramic setting.
Cruise down the Norman roads lined with apple trees and enjoy the products of authentic regional farmers. The famous distilleries of Normandy open their doors to taste the world famous regional apple juice, cider and calvados. Discover the manufacturing of Norman cheeses like Camembert, le Livarot and le Pont-L’évêque. Local fishermen also welcome you for a tour of the oyster beds. You can go to the market and buy your fish on thesame night they are caught.
Here are a few restaurants we recommend:
– La Rapière (53 rue Saint-Jean – 14400 Bayeux – 02.31.21.05.45)
– L’Angle Saint-Laurent (2-4 rue des Bouchers – 14400 Bayeux – 02.31.92.03.01)
– Au P’tit Bistrot (31 ter rue Larcher – 14400 Bayeux 02.31.92.30.08)
– L’Alchimie (49 rue Saint-Jean – 14400 Bayeux – 02.14.08.03.97)
– Le Volet qui Penche (Impasse de l’Islet – 14400 Bayeux – 02.31.21.98.54)
– Le Château de Sully (Route de Port-en-Bessin – 14400 Sully – 02.31.22.29.48)
– Le Vauban (6 rue du Nord – 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain – 02.31.21.74.83)
– La Marine (5 quai Letourneur – 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain – 02.31.21.70.08)
– La Fleur de Sel (6 quai Felix Faure – 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain – 02.31.21.73.01)
– Le Pays du Bessin (Quai Felix Faure – 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain – 06.13.31.02.36)
– Le Bistrot d’à côté (12 rue Michel Lefournier – 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain – 02.31.51.79.12)
The hotel organizes private tours with guides in French, German, English, Spanish and Russian speaking and has mountain bikes available to its customers. Additional activities are also possible near the hotel, such as discovering the landing beaches in Jeeps, Quads, Buggy or Kart Cross; horse riding, hiking, sailing, yachting, paragliding, hot air ballooning , bungee jumping and golf at the renowned Omaha Beach Golf Club. The chateau also has a helipad to allow you to come and go at your discretion and enjoy the area from the sky .