Sports, Leisure, gastronomy, so much to do and discover ...
Thalasso and casinos, Calvados presents its relaxing menu. With 12 marinas and as many golf courses, you can learn or improve in many disciplines.
In addition, 120 km of coastline, rivers and bodies of water are available for boating, wind sports, sliding or whitewater sports and the practice of all nautical activities.
But let's not forget that Calvados is the land of horse par excellence. Thanks to the sea, its fertile land, its green grass from spring to winter, Calvados is a real breeding ground: here we find the greatest concentration of stud farms per hectare.
Thoroughbreds to the draft horse, from the trotter to the competition horse, whether anonymous or champions, all flow here happy days in the fields of apple trees which serve as their paddocks.
Gastronomy of Calvados
Cider, pommeau, calvados, ... Come and discover the secrets of making these delicious beverages.
Calvados sea side: 120 km coastline with many ports. The fish markets and markets are full of fish (soles, plaice, whiting, ...) and seafood (shrimp, crab, lobster, ...). Our region will make you discover our crustaceans that you can fish or buy in the ports and enjoy them in a friendly way, scallops and oysters of the Cotentin.
Land-side Calvados are green meadows, apple trees and cows. Its agricultural vocation allows its inhabitants to benefit from the best dairy products: butter, cream, cheeses. For the most gourmet you can enjoy good meat and famous deli specialties: the Andouille de Vire and Tripe à la mode de Caen.
Dessert side: Begin by tasting our famous creamy cheeses including Livarot, Pont-l'Évêque and Camembert. And to end your meal in style, enjoy Asnelles shortbread, Teurgoule and traditional apple pie, always accompanied by the inevitable: cider, pommeau, calvados! For the more curious to walk the cider route you will know this drink so much appreciated by the Normans.