The “Remarkable Gardens” of a remarkable castle
So classic, so romantic… Canon Castle, a superb 18th-century building listed as a Historic Monument, is surrounded by 15 hectares of exceptional gardens just waiting to be explored. Formal French gardens, informal English gardens… You will be blown away by this beautiful place which claims the prestigious Jardin Remarquable label!
Immerse yourself in a medieval castle
Get ready to travel back in time! The lord’s manor, castle walls, moat, farm buildings in the lower bailey, chapel… At Crèvecœur Castle, let yourself be completely immersed in the everyday life of a medieval castle! Normandy is famous for its impressive array of grand castles dating back to the Middle Ages. Smaller rural châteaux, the seats of local lords or seigneurs, on the other hand, have almost completely disappeared. In the region, Crèvecœur is a unique example not to be missed.
An educational farm perfect for an outing with the kids
With more than 1,500 animals across 50 hectares, the Canon educational farm almost looks like a gigantic animal park! Except that here you can get up close and personal with over a hundred animals, stroke them and even feed them. Children will also enjoy the playground, zip line and treetop adventure course. After all these activities, you’ll be ready for a stop at the crêperie. Your little ones will love it!
Visit a stud farm in Normandy
Normandy is horse country. Stud farms can be found all over the region, in particular in the Pays d’Auge. However, few of them open their doors to the public. At the Haras d’Ecajeul stud farm, the owners invite you in to discover this fascinating world. On the guided tour (booking required), learn what it’s like to work on a stud farm, discover the secrets of the horse whisperers and a enjoy a snack of regional products.