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From the Falaise area to the Suisse Normande, discover the south of the Calvados

A holiday destination in the heart of Normandy

South Calvados is a small corner of Normandy, located near Caen, 40 min. from the Coast.Exceptional heritage (architectural, religious…) and varied landscapes are ideal for outdoor activities.
Cliff, cradle of the most illustrious character of the Norman world, William the Conqueror, Cliffs preserves an exceptional medieval heritage: the Anglonorman dungeons perched on a rocky spur, the castral enclosure, the ramparts…
The Suisse Normande offers a constantly renewed panorama offering a diversity of landscapes. Its deep valleys, steep slopes, gorges and whitewater create a breathtaking setting.
In Pontécoulant, in the heart of a peaceful valley, you will discover a magnificent house fully furnished from the 16th and 18th centuries.Everything here tells the story of a noble Norman family, Le Doulcet, established in Pontécoulant from the fourteenth century.Overlooking the river and the grove, the English-style park, created under the reign of Louis XVI, is the occasion for a romantic walk.


Chill and discover in the south of Calvados

Tourist tours are available for visitors to discover South Calvados. You will discover many small villages and towns with their church or chapel, castle or manor all nestled in their green setting.These exceptional landscapes have inspired many painters such as André Hardy, Charles Léandre, André Lemaître whose museums can be visited in Clécy, Condé sur Noireau and Falaise.
Heritage trails are also available in the South Calvados Tourism Offices to discover their local heritage.
South Calvados is by excellence a hiking land!On foot, horseback or mountain biking, the choice of hiking is multiple.



Tourist Office of Falaise and its area
Falaise et son pays - Tourist office - Normandy

Tourist Office of Pays de Falaise
5, Place Guillaume le Conquérant
14700 Falaise
Contact us Opening hours

+33 (0)2 31 90 17 26