Useful links

Check out the list of activities in the region listed by Brittany Ferries—http://www.brittany-ferries.co.uk/guides/france/events-festivals

There’s also some good information on tripadvisor—http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Tourism-g187179-Normandy-Vacations.html

Check the Bagnoles website for the very latest activities—www.bagnolesdelorne.com

General information about Bagnoles—http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bagnoles_de_l’Orne

And… http://www.normandie-tourisme.fr/articles/bagnoles-de-l-orne-391-2.html

Bagnoles thermal spa—www.thermes.bagnoles.com

Lassay—Superb Chateaux that is well worth a visit—lassay.immo2rives.com

Domfront—Lovely old town with guided tours in the summer—www.domfront.com

Carrouges—Chateau—www.france-for-visitors.com/normandy/carrouges.html

Visit a cheese maker—www.graindorge.fr

Fishing—The area has some great fishing locations—www.mayennefishing.com/

www.fishingfrance.net/category.php?CID=54

Childrens enchanted village and playground– www.village-enchante.fr

Donkey Sanctuary—www.melisane.fr

Chateau near Falaise—www.vendeuvre.com

Horse training stables—www.chevaldetrait.com

National stud farm – www.haras-national-du-pin.com

Abbaye Traditional biscuit manufacturer—You’ll see these everywhere—www.biscuiterie-abbaye.com

Further afield

Camembert—The famous cheese is produced not far away, this is a list of the producers and links to their sites, you may be able to visit.—http://www.camembert-aoc.org/unil-uk/htm/fabricants-uk.htm

Famous Chateux of the Loire—This is a list with links to their sites—http://www.chateaux-de-la-loire.fr/list_of_castles.htm

Caen— Go Karting— www.karting-caen.fr

Poitiers Futuroscope— Huge amusement park and discovery centre—www.futuroscope.com

Childrens water park and fun park—www.ange-michel-attractions.com

Bungy Jumping—Not for the faint hearted! Also now has a swing and a cable descent –www.ajhackett.fr

Montormel-Coudehard war museum— www.memorial-montormel.org

Mont Saint Michel—The famous Abbey, a really stunning place to visit—www.monuments-nationaux.fr

Snail breeding farm (only in France!) – www.escargots-du-perche.com

Oyster Farm—www.lacalvadosienne.fr

Traditional Cider Manufacturers

www.cidrerie-traditionnelle-du-perche.fr

Www.cidrerievard.com

Calvados production—there are plenty of places you could visit:

Www.ferme-de-billy.com

Www.visitedistillerieboulard.com

Www.coeur-de-lion.com

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