Local Areas of interest
St Martin de Brehal Beach
Torigni sur vire
We have kept our suggestions to our locality to provide you with a snapshot of what you can enjoy around us. There are many diverse places to for you to visit in Normandy, which cater for all interests and ages. If you are tempted to prolong your holiday stay with us, we can provide you with further details of what's on as we are pleased to offer our guests an extensive range of up to date publicity of the tourist attractions and ongoing events in La Manche, and Normandy as a whole.
Alternatively, if you prefer to leave the car and explore our local area, there are plenty of green lanes for walks, horse riding and off road cycling.
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From L'Oraille and down the hill to the village of Le Mesnil Garnier you will find our local shop which combines an epicerie, bar and tabac. Music events are regularly held. You can find most things here, so stop and pick up your provisions for the day, have a café au lait or maybe something stronger!
The Local Markets
Gavray ~ 10 minutes from us
This is one of the towns nearest to us.
On a Wednesday, visit the cattle and (in season) the poultry market, you can visit me on my plant stall each Wednesday from March to September.
Flowerpots exhibiting at the Foire de Printemps -April
For the main sale of seasonal fresh fruit, vegetables, flowers, fish, cream, creme fraiche, honey and locally produced goats cheese, visit the bustling town early on Saturday morning. In Autumn after the apples have fallen, its time for cider making...sample some of the local vintages at the market.
Or, maybe enjoy a traditional "saucisses et frites" cooked on an open air grill, or perhaps sit and watch the world go by outside one of the bars and restaurants which can be found along the main street.
Whatever your needs you will be assured of a warm welcome.