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EXCURSIONS & DAY TRIPS
FOOD & DRINK
FOOD & DINING

Full-day tour of gourmet cheese and cider tasting from Bayeux

Free cancellation
Duration: up to 24 hours
Language: English
Availability: Everyday except on Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

Do this because

Taste your way through the flavors of Normandy.

Visit one of the last traditional Camembert making farm

Experience a delicious homemade lunch (optional)

Taste local Beverages such as Calvados and Hard Apple ciders

What to expect

This tour takes you away from the crowded Normandy tourist sites and into the true traditions of the Normandy region. You will discover and taste the best flavors of Normandy.

Our Normandy day tour from Bayeux will first take you to one of the last traditional Camembert making farms in the region. You will learn about the history and the techniques of Camembert making. Of course, tasting samples will be provided.

For lunch, you will have the option to experience a homemade meal in true Normandy fashion. If you do not wish to join this lunch, you can also decide to get your own at a local restaurant recommended by our expert guide.

Our gourmet tasting day tour will take you after lunch to a modern brewery where you will learn how cider is produced. You will taste different varieties of cider. You will also have the possibility to purchase your favorite one and bring it back home.

You will also learn about Calvados production. You will also enjoy the pleasure of tasting this alcohol that could be compared to brandy.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitized between use

Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above

What's included

Visits as mentioned in the program

Pick up and drop off at centrally located meeting point in Bayeux

English speaking driver/guide

Transportation in recent, fully equipped compact van

Free WIFI access on board

What's not included

Entrance fees or tasting fees unless mentioned

Personal insurance & expenses

Eventual Gratuities for the driver/guide

Lunch

Hotel pickup

Location

Place du Québec - Bayeux

Meeting point:

You will meet your guide on the Place du Québec in Bayeux

Provider

Ophorus Excursions & Tours in France

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • Tour requires minimum of 2 passengers (adults) to operate. In case minimum numbers are not reached we will offer to reschedule or refund your tour
  • Tour returns to the departure point
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
  • You must notify us if you are traveling with children and/or infants as it is not allowed for children to travel on parents knees in France.
    If you do not specify that you have children during the booking process and arrive with them on the day of the tour, we will have the right to refuse you on the tour and will apply the appropriate cancellation fees.
  • This tour is not suitable for children under 4 years old