Horseback Riding in Normandy
Horseback riding in Normandy, in the land of horses, visiting a jewel of nature and architecture that we propose to those who love horses like us.
Horseback riding in Normandy, in the land of horses.
We offer horseback riding in Normandy to our friends of the Horse Club because in France Normandy is the land of horses and offers a lot of information and proposals to horse lovers.
Here you can download the itineraries for your horse rides and throughout the territory you will find numerous riding schools that offer horseback riding suitable for everyone.
Horseback riding in Normandy. Where to go
Download the topographic map here and organize horseback rides for a few hours in the Eure forest or live an unforgettable experience crossing the bay of Mont-Saint-Michel or for a few days tour along the coast and the beaches of Cotentin or through the green hills of Norman Switzerland.
Finally, if you will be traveling with your horse, read our tips on how to travel with the horse here.
Horseback riding in Normandy. The territory
Horseback riding in Normandy you will be fascinated by the magic of Mont-Saint-Michel, you will walk on the beaches where one of the most important pages of the Second World War was lived, on June 6, 1944, and you will see its incomparable and infinitely varied landscapes.
On the Côte d’Albâtre, the Alabaster Coast, the cliffs drop steeply onto the pebble beaches and the sea, like the cliffs of Etretat, near picturesque ports such as Fécamp where the splendid Palais Bénédictine stands.
In Orne, near Alençon, green tourism in the regional natural parks of Normandie-Maine and Perche.
In the Manche, along the Cotentin peninsula, marais, green moors and cliffs alternate up to the extraordinary and unique Mont-Saint-Michel.
Horseback riding in Normandy, in a rich historical and cultural heritage
Haute-Normandie is the land of the Impressionists with Claude Monet where we recommend a visit to the Museum of the Impressionists, the Claude Monet Foundation and the Notre-Dame Cathedral of Rouen, where the great painter painted about thirty paintings, and to visit the medieval quarter with typical half-timbered houses that bring back to the time of Joan of Arc.
Lower Normandy, deeply marked by the Second World War, invites you on a real military pilgrimage, especially during the Normandy D-Day Festival, with a visit to the Memorial Museum of Omaha Beach.
In Caen, the Abbaye aux Dames, the Abbey of the Ladies, still testifies to the loves of William the Conqueror and Queen Matilde during the Hundred Years War, a story told by a famous tapestry, the Tapisserie de Bayeux.
Abbaye aux Dames
Large sea and commercial port, rebuilt by Auguste Perret after the Second World War, the city of Le Havre is classified in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Horseback riding in Normandy. What to eat.
On the coasts of La Manche, the delicious Coquilles Saint-Jacques, oysters from Cotentin are caught from the sea.
In Dieppe you absolutely must taste the freshly caught and fried herring on the barbecue during the Fête du Hareng, the herring festival.
The crème – the cream – is the sauce par excellence of the Norman dishes, from escalope, the Norman escalope to the fried Norman mussels.
And now with the rural flavors: the Andouillette, the typical sausage from Vire, the Normandy butter, the cheeses of the Pays d’Auge (Camembert, Pont-l’Evêque or Neufchâtel), the tripe from Caen…
The overflowing orchards of apples give birth to other delicious proposals, from the Norman cake to cider and Calvados, secret of the famous Trou Normand rite (a glass of calvados to be thrown down in one breath during an important lunch, to help digestion).
For dessert, try the teurgoule, made with rice and cinnamon, and stop at the Chocolatrium or Normandie Caramels.
Horseback riding in Normandy. Where to sleep
Throughout Normandy, we are sure, you will find the hotel that best meets your needs and those who travel with you.
La Ferme Saint Simeon
After horseback riding in Normandy…
After horseback riding in Normandy we propose you another exciting destination, horseback riding in one of the most beautiful places in Italy: the Amalfi Coast.
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