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Gourmet Delights of Normandy

Gourmet Delights of Normandy

Normandy offers an array of gourmet delights to savour and this tour is full of tasty treats

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Normandy offers an array of gourmet delights to savour and this tour is full of tasty treats including cheese, Calvados and even a regional lunch overlooking the gardens of a French chateau.


At a Glance:

  • Jardins du Pays d’Auge

  • Chateau Du Breuil

  • Chateau de Vendeuvre

Day 1

Depart from home in the morning and travel to Dover for the short sea crossing to Calais. On arrival we continue to our hotel on the outskirts of Lisieux arriving with time to unpack before evening meal.


Day 2

This morning we visit the Fromagerie Graindorge for an audio guided tour of the cheese factory, discovering the unique way Livarot and Pont-l'Eveque cheeses are produced. The tour is followed by a tasting of four of the delicious cheeses. We then travel to the beautiful themed Jardins du Pays d'Auge, which cover 4 acres set around picturesque half-timbered farm buildings dating back to the 16th century. Perhaps enjoy some lunch in the rustic 'creperie' in the gardens before we visit Chateau Du Breuil Calvados distillery for a guided tour. We discover the show process of transforming apples into Calvados and enjoy tasting the calvadox accompanied with a tasty Norman apple tart!

B, D

Day 3

Today we visit the charming port town of Honfluer, located on the beautiful Cote Fleurie. Honfleur's beauty has long attracted artists whose work can be seen in the town's museums and art galleries. Perhaps explore the old harbour or enjoy some local seafood at one of the many restaurants.

B, D

Day 4

This morning we visit the 18th century Chateau de Vendeuvre, one of the most beautiful castles in Normandy. Following our guided tour of the chateau and gardens, we enjoy a traditional 4 course Normandy lunch with a glass of wine overlooking the gardens. In the afternoon we return to Lisieux with time to explore the beautiful town of pilgrimage before evening meal.

B, D

Day 5

After breakfast we leave and begin our homeward journey.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Hotel: Mercure Hotel, Lisieux

This modern 3-star hotel is located on the outskirts of the charming town of Lisieux. All bedrooms are equipped with a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift.


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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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Galloway Travel Group, Denters Hill,
Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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