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> Leisure Activities

Leisure activities :

Whether you are in Domfront, Passais or Andaine, those areas offer various and exquisit activities all year long.

Walking :



With tracks, paths, hedgerows and forests, the area is an ideal place to walk. Many topoguides are on offer :

RANDOGUIDE "LE PAYS DE DOMFRONT"

A general survey map + 9 individual sheets for walks from 4.5 to 12 km (1 to 3 hours) in Domfront area.
The whole topo: 5€
The sheet: 1€
In French and English.
To be purchased at the Tourist Office.
+ 33 (0)2 33 38 53 97


OTHER TRACKS

- Le Parc Normandie Maine à pied : 33 loops from 7 to 23km.
- Tracks towardws le Mont St Michel
- The GR22
- L'Orne à pied : 46 loops.
- Pilgrim tracks from Orne to Le Mont St Michel.


Cycling :


The Bocage also offers various type of cycling tracks : In Passais on quiet tarred roads, the Veloscenic (between Paris and Le Mont St Michel), La VéloFrancette (between Ouistreham and La Rochelle), the Green Tracks and of course mountain biking.

On the map below are the Veloscenic (in blue), the VéloFrancette (in green) and the 5 loops in Passais.


LE TOPO VELOROUTE EN PASSAIS

5 loops from 14 to 30 km on tared but quiet roads in the Passais area.
1€ the set of 5 sheets.
To be purchased at the Tourist Office
+ 33 (0)2 33 38 53 97
A new topo is to be printed in 2019



LA VELOSCENIE

A route linking the Eiffel Tower to Mont St Michel, through Domfront.
The topo can be purchased at the Tourist Office.

+ 33 (0)2 33 38 53 97
> Veloscenic Website



LA VELO FRANCETTE

A route from Ouistreham to La Rochelle through Domfront.
Can be purchased at the Tourist Office.

+ 33 (0)2 33 38 53 97
> Velofrancette website



LA VOIE VERTE

Green Tracks from Domfront :
- 20 km to the North towards Flers
- 80 km to the West towards Mont-Saint-Michel
- 12 km to the South until Ceaucé
Many curiosities are to be seen along the track.

+ 33 (0)2 33 38 53 97
> Download the map here



MOUNTAIN BIKING

The topoguide "Au fil des chemins à VTT, Andaine, et Domfrontais" offers 22 loops from 6.5 to 53 km in bocage and woodland.
+ 33 (0)2 33 38 53 97
> The paper version is out of print, but maps can be freely downloaded here.



LE TERTRE SAINTE ANNE

"A la découverte du Tertre Sainte Anne" shows all the paths in the hillock whether to walk or to cycle. Steep rock.
> Download the map here.

Horse Riding :

In the forest or in the Bocage, horse riding is open to all thanks to our riding stables.

LE RANCH DE LA FOUCAUDIERE

At DOMFRONT - La Foucaudière
For all.
Open from Tuesday to Saturday and on Sunday on appointment, all year round.
From 20 to 25€ / hours.
EFE.
T.+ 33 (0)2 33 38 11 08


LE HARAS DES PERCHERS

At PASSAIS LA CONCEPTION - Passais Villages.
Equestrian center for all.
T. +33 (0)6 08 24 07 10



Canoeing :

Go canoeing down the River Varenne to discover the Bocage in one of its most unusual aspects. You will certainly enjoy our 7 to 12 km trips by yourself or with friends and family.

CENTRE DE PLEINE NATURE

At TORCHAMP - La Richerie
Lessons for beguiner. We rent canoes and kayals for the hour or the day (from 6.5 to 22 km).
T.+ 33 (0)2 33 38 70 41
> Web site

Climbing :

With 3 different sites and more than 250 routes, climbers will enjoy the variety of level and admire breathtaking view points.
> List and level of the routes, here.


SITE DE LA CLUSE

At DOMFRONT - Tertre Sainte Anne
Between Flers and Mortain roads, next to the picturesque tanners village, this site has 72 routes with a 22 metre-high cliff.  Free access.
T.+ 33 (0)2 33 38 53 97
> The routes, here


SITE DE LA FOSSE ARTHOUR

At ROUELLE - La Fosse Arthour
On this legendary Fosse Arthour, ideal for beguiners, the 23 metre-high cliff offers 171 routes. Free access.
T.+ 33 (0)2 33 38 53 97
> The routes, here


SITE DES ROCHERS D'ANDAINE

At CHAMPSECRET - La Roche aux Dames
in the heart of the Andaine Forest, this site has 40 routes for more advanced climbers. Free access.
T.+ 33 (0)2 33 38 53 97
> the routes, here


Fishing :

In the River Varenne or in a farm, a rich selection of fishes is waiting for you.

ANGLING IN THE RIVER VARENNE

in PAYS DE DOMFRONT
1st and 2nd category streams.
Trout, crayfishes, ...
You can purchase your licence at the Tourist Office.
> Map of the streams, here.

Orientation Circuits:

ORIENTATEERING

3 maps on Tertre Sainte Anne (1€ the map) to be purchased at the Tourist Office. +33 (0)2 33 38 53 97.

Or with Centre de Pleine Nature on Mont Margantin. +33 (0)2 33 38 70 41

Archery :

CENTRE DE PLEINE NATURE

At TORCHAMP - La Richerie
Archery lessons.
With Centre de Pleine Nature
+33 (0)2 33 38 70 4
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Mini-Golf, Pédalos :

POND IN ST FRAIMBAULT

At ST FRAIMBAULT - Pond
From May to Septemre.
Mini-golf (2€), pedalos (2€), dancing in summer, angling, playground, drinks, numerous events all year long.
+33 (0)2 33 38 32 22

Labyrinthe :

LABYRINTHE

At CEAUCE - Near the pond
Free
 
+33 (0)2 33 38 31 19


The Working Horse Farm Shows:


 "DE LA TERRE A LA SCENE" SHIRE HORSES SHOW

At JUVIGNY SOUS ANDAINE - La Michaudière
A traditionnal farm dedicated to the world of shire horses. Permanent exhibition but above all, the terrific show with those norman horses. Breathtaking !
+33 (0)2 33 38 27 78
> La Michaudiere website

Discovering farm life and products :


BAGNOLES DE POM'

At BAGNOLES DE L'ORNE - La Noe Plaine
Visit of the farm, the press and the cellars...
T.+ 33 (0)6 95 60 67 67
At 3pm on 23 feb, 2 and 16 march, 6, 12, 20, 27 april, 3, 11, 18 may, 1, 8, 29 june, 5, 20, 26 july, 3, 10, 16, 24 august, 21 sept, 12 oct, 2 and 23 nov.
www.bagnolesdepom.com


LA FERME DU CHAMP SECRET

At CHAMPSECRET - La Novère
Visit of the organic farm and cheese factory. Discover how we produce a norman, organic PDO Camembert cheese.
T.+ 33 (0)2 33 37 60 19
On Tuesdays in the Summer at 4 pm on appointment.
> Website


CALVADOS COMTE LOUIS DE LAURISTON
In Domfront - Route du Mt St Michel
(61700) DOMFRONT EN POIRAIE
Learn about the Calvados history and explore the aging cellars. Tasting.
Open from Monday to Friday, from 9 to 12 am and from 2 to 6 pm and on Saturday morning. Free. T. +33 (0)2 33 38 53 96

CHATEAU DE LA BIERE

At LONLAY L'ABBAYE - Le Fay
Visit the brewery and taste.
On appointment, 5€..

T.+ 33 (0)2 33 38 07 86
> Website


LA BISCUITERIE DE L'ABBAYE

At LONLAY L'ABBAYE - Route du Val
Visit the biscuit factory and taste. On appointment from Mondays to Fridays. On wednesday at 9.30 on appointment. Free. Jewels are forbidden.
T.+ 33 (0)2 33 30 64 74
> Website


CALVADOS DIDIER LEMORTON
In MANTILLY (61350) - La Baillée fêtu
Visit the cellar, the press, the orchard and taste the Calvados.
Everyday on booking. Free
.
T. +33 (0)2 33 38 70 90

GAEC DES GRIMAUX
In MANTILLY (61350) - Les Grimaux
Visit the orchard and the workshop where we produce cider, on appointment.
From Mondays to Saturdays, from 9.30 to 12.30 and from 2 to 6 pm. Free

T. +33 (0)2 33 30 12 06

LE MUSEE DU CIDRE
In MELLERAY LA VALLEE (53100) - La Duretière
A collection of tools from collecting the fruits to the bottle.
From Easter to Septembre 30.
5€ adults, 3€ children.

T. +33 (0)2 43 04 03 26
New museum !

NORHUIL
In Passais la Conception - Les Hamiards
(61350) PASSAIS VILLAGES
Visits on appointment of this factory that produces rape-seed oil.

www.norhuil.com
P. +33 (0)6 83 40 95 38

GAEC DE LA CAVE NORMANDE

At ST CYR DU BAILLEUL - La Guerrelière
Visit of the farm from April to Septembre 30. Free.
> Internet site.

T.+ 33 (0)2 33 59 43 94


GAEC DES MARTELLIERES

At SEPT-FORGES - Les Martellières
Visit the cider farm, see the column steal and a short video. Tasting.
From April 15 to October 15. Free.

T.+ 33 (0)2 33 38 30 95
> Website


LA FERME DE LA GORTIERE

At LE TEILLEUL - La Gortiere
Visit an authentic farm and enjoy a typical snack.
T.+ 33 (0)2 33 59 43 29
> Website


SAS JACKY LEDUC

At LE TEILLEUL (50640)
2, parc d'activité de la Pommeraie
A video followed by the imersion in the factory.
From monday to friday, on mornings.
3.50€, free under 12.

> Internet site


L'YONNIERE - GAEC DU PRÉ VERGER

At TORCHAMP - L'Yonnière
Visit of the farm, press and cellars.
T.+ 33 (0)2 33 30 84 76


LA FERME DE LA MOTTE - GAEC DE LA REUSSITE

At ST CYR DU BAILLEUL - La Motte
Visit the farm on appoitment.
Cooking workshops with local and seasonnal product (organic), cook the flowers, gluten free meals.

T.+ 33 (0)2 33 49 64 62




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