The Region & its surroundings
Merville-Franceville Plage, municipality of 1500 inhabitants, in Basse-Normandie, is situated in the department of the Calvados. This station of the seaside between Cabourg and the bay of the Orne proposes 4 km of sandy beaches at the end. Numerous marked out hiking trails offer an authentic glance on the landscapes of the Country of Auge and the swamps of Dives.
Caen, in only 15 km, quoted from Guillaume the conqueror, possesses a rich historic heritage. Lanes in the full of life businesses, the marina right in the heart of city, numerous parks and gardens the city is peaceful and pleasant. Side museum, possesses a memorial dedicated to the history of Xxe century.
Sainte Mère Eglise, one of the high places of the second world war, also shelters a museum which tells the liberation of this village by the Americans two hours before the landing. To visit it, it will be necessary to you for the North to set off to the regional park of the swamps of Cotentin with its fauna and its flower. On the return, stop to Bayeux, famous for its tapestries ., by continuing your road eastward, on the flowery coast, the tourist area of Cabourg precedes the famous stations of Trouville and especially Deauville, known for its festival of cinema, its racecourse and its casino. In some kilometres, the charming station of Honfleur does not stop it seducing