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Enjoy holidays in the countryside in Calvados, varied landscapes and peace and quiet guaranteed.

Enjoy your holidays in Calvados with Gîtes de Fran
Calvados consists in different terrains and thus varied landscapes, each equally sumptuous. Enjoy relaxing, calm, active, peaceful holidays and explore all the terroirs of Calvados.
The Normandy Bocage
It offers green undulating countryside with stunning panoramic views. There, you will find holiday cottages offering unobstructed views of hills and forests. The Normandy Bocage is ideal to gaze at the landscapes and enjoy sweeping views of large open spaces.
The Pays d'Auge
Apple lovers, treat your taste buds in the Pays d'Auge! Explore the Cider Route in the middle of apple orchards; in spring the sight is breath-taking. The Pays d'Auge is hilly, it is a horse breeding area, make the most of your holidays to visit one of the many stud farms that characterize it. With half-timbered, brick or cob houses and thatched roofs, the villages of the Pays d'Auge are all the more beautiful to visit.
The Bessin
A land of crop and livestock farming, the Bessin is the country that stretches along the western coast of Calvados. Between Bayeux, Grandcamp-Maisy and Courseulles-sur-Mer, the landscapes alternate between steep cliffs offering stunning views over the sea and the coast and marshes and vast beaches as far as the eye can see. Always close to the sea, the Bessin has a mild seaside climate all year round.
The Caen Plain
You will be in the peace and quiet of the countryside, only a few minutes away from Caen. This area made of cereal, wheat, barley crop-growing plains, not to forget its distinctive crop, flax, is dotted with villages comprising sumptuous farmhouses built with typical Caen stone. The Caen Plain holds wide open clear landscapes that are ideal for walks.
The Suisse Normande
Live, move, run, walk, fly, Suisse Normande is a paradise for sports lovers! The River Orne winds through this region with steep terrains and dense forests. Explore the Orne Valley on board a canoe, a kayak or a pedal boat, the tranquil forest and pasture landscapes follow one another. Climb up the Roche d'Oëtre to enjoy a stunning view over the area. Browse our selection of self-catering holiday cottages and B&Bs located in peaceful, bucolic settings in the heart of Suisse Normande.