Youth and Family, Religious Heritage, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town
Kid Friendly: Yes. Yes, as long as they are under control of their parents and have some interest in Medieval History
No this tour involves getting on and off a boat and some walking on uneven terrain
Maximum travelers: 4
Spanish (conversational), Polish (fluent), Italian (conversational), French (fluent), English (fluent)
Enjoy the experience of living, sailing and eating like a true Viking and tasting local Normandy products.
I will meet you in Caen at 9AM
Then, let's go visit Ornavik, a Viking Historical Village rebuilt as it was then.
Young children and adults will love to see these simple log cabins and people living there in the summer.
A true reanactement of Viking's everyday life in Normandy !
Then I will drive you to Carentan Port to get on board a true Drakkar, the "Dreknor".
You will sail along the river and then by the coast for about three hours in a real Drakkar.
A great experience !
Lunch near Carentan.
Then, let's go to Cambremer on the Cider's Road to visit the best Calvados producer this year.
There you will learn how this fantastic alchol is made and of course plenty of calvados tastings ( for adults only ;o) )
I will stop nearby this farm so that you really enjoy the beauty of the "Pays d'Auge" by wandering into the small paths and fields.
If time allows we'll go to Honfleur ( once a Viking settlement ) to see this beautiful place on the seaside.
Back in Caen by 6-7PM
- Caen. 9AM
-Domaine de Beauregard Ornavik
-Carentan Port Dreknor
-Cambremer Calvados Factory visit and tasting
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: At your hotel in Caen
Caen , Train Station
Any place within 30KM of Caen
End location: The same place as pick-up.
Duration: 9 hours
This tour can be operated all year along, yet the sail on the Viking ship depends of the tide, the weather forecast, and of the opening of the waterway in Carentan for sailing.
You will be driven in a brand new 5 seater 2017 Caddy Volkswagen with AC and a very large trunk
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 Euros - Expenses for lunch, icecream and some souvenirs