Live like a Viking in Normandy and sightseeing - From Caen .

Tour Number

Activity Level

392803


Categories

Youth and Family, Religious Heritage, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Yes, as long as they are under control of their parents and have some interest in Medieval History

Friendly: No.
No this tour involves getting on and off a boat and some walking on uneven terrain

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

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

Itinerary

- Caen. 9AM

-Domaine de Beauregard Ornavik

-Carentan Port Dreknor

-Cambremer Calvados Factory visit and tasting

-Honfleur

-Caen 6-7PM

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your hotel in Caen

or

Caen , Train Station

or

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.

Transportation

You will be driven in a brand new 5 seater 2017 Caddy Volkswagen with AC and a very large trunk

What’s Included

Transportation and Guiding all along the way and on the historical sites throughout the day.

Parking, toll fees.

All entrance fees to all sites.

Tickets for 4 for the Sail on the Viking Ship.

Light snacks and water at your disposal in the vehicule.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 Euros - Expenses for lunch, icecream and some souvenirs

What’s Extra

Lunch and drinks .

Any souvenirs

Contact this Guide

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Message Igor R.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/NormandyVikingTour

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