Capfun, Quality campsites and holiday resorts in France
The department calvadosCalvados, a department located in Normandy
, is a destination not to be missed for lovers of history, gastronomy, and breathtaking natural landscapes. If you are looking for a place to relax and enjoy all the wonders this region has to offer, Capfun campings such as Camping Falaises
in Gonneville sur Mer, Camping Donjon De Lars
in Courseulles-sur-Mer, Camping La Citadelle de Loustic
in Hermanville sur Mer, Camping Le Château d'Arvid
in Villerville, Camping Hautes Coutures
in Benouville, Camping Joncal
in Grandcamp - Maisy, and Camping Havre de bernières
in Bernières-sur-Mer are the ideal option for lodging and exploring the surrounding areas. Here are five must-visit places that you can see within 30 minutes from one of the Capfun campsites.
The village of Villerville
, located just a few minutes from Camping Le Château d'Arvid
, is a charming fishing village with typical Norman architecture, cobbled streets, half-timbered houses, and a small port. You can also visit the Maison de la Nature et de l'Estuaire, a museum that showcases the biodiversity of the region and the animal species that inhabit the Seine estuary.
The D-Day landing site
, located in Courseulles-sur-Mer, just a few minutes from Camping Donjon De Lars
, is a historic beach that was the site of the Allied troops' landing in Normandy in 1944. You can visit the Juno Beach Centre to learn about the history of this crucial period of World War II. You can also relax on the beach or engage in water sports.
The historic Château de Bénouville
, dating back to the 18th century, is a magnificent example of classic French architecture, and you can visit a museum dedicated to the history of the site. The castle's gardens are also not to be missed, with their walking paths and beautiful rose garden just a few minutes from Camping Hautes Coutures
The Merville Battery Museum
, located in Grandcamp-Maisy, just a few minutes from Camping Joncal
, is dedicated to the famous Merville Battery, a strategic position that was taken by the Allied forces during the Normandy Landing. You can discover period objects, models, and testimonies from veterans who fought on this site.
The historic city of Caen
, located just a few minutes from Camping Falaises
, boasts many treasures, such as the Château de Caen, a medieval fortress, and the Abbaye aux Hommes and Abbaye aux Dames, two magnificent religious buildings. You can also discover many restaurants and shops that showcase local products, such as the famous Calvados.
Speaking of local products, Calvados is known for its unique and tasty culinary specialties
. You can taste cider, andouille de Vire, camembert, pommeau, and of course Calvados, an eau-de-vie made from apples. The scents in the region are also a true delight for the senses, with the aromas of apples and cider mixing with the scents of the sea and fields of flowers.
Here is the list of our holiday parks in Calvados