Activities

On foot

On foot
On foot

Walking tours, cycle trails, horse riding and even thalassotherapy... Calvados is home to a vast range of sport and leisure activities to keep fit or relax over your stay in Normandy.

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By bike

By bike©T.Houyel
By bike©T.Houyel

Take to your bikes over a choice of cycling routes, green ways and mountain-biking trails in Calvados. You can hire a cycle for one or several days to discover Calvados by bike.

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On horseback

On horseback©A.Chevreau
On horseback©A.Chevreau

Set off on a weekend trek on horseback in the company of a guide or simply relish in a ride over a fine sandy beach... Calvados boasts a great number of riding centres and tours.

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Golf

Golf©G.Wait
Golf©G.Wait

From Vire to Deauville, no less than 13 golf courses offer you rounds ranging from 6 to 36 holes. Calvados: Normandy's ideal golfing destination for golfers of all levels.

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Thalassotherapy and spa

Thalassotherapy©Thinkstock
Thalassotherapy©Thinkstock

The Calvados coast in Normandy offers a choice of 4 thalassotherapy centres. Not forgetting a number of hotels with spa facilities and guest houses/bed & breakfast with well-being areas. Just come to Calvados... and relax.

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Water sports

Water sports©JM.Gatey
Water sports©JM.Gatey

Take advantage of the Calvados coast to enjoy a range of water sports! Land yachting, Sea kayak, stand-up paddle... and much more. Discover this quite singular environment over a walking tour or trek across the waterways of Calvados.

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Fishing

Fishing©JB.Pons
Fishing©JB.Pons

On the beach, you can indulge in some shellfish gathering, take a boat trip with a local fishing enthusiast or try your hand over a day's pond fishing.

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Adrenaline

Adrenaline©G.Wait
Adrenaline©G.Wait

Looking for thrills and spills? Why not try a bungee jump at the Souleuvre viaduct: one of Normandy's must-do activities. Alternatively, you can try an initiation to kitesurfing or head for the heights over a via ferrata...

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Air sports

Air sports©G.Wait
Air sports©G.Wait

Fly over the D-Day Landing beaches in a paraglider or microlight plane, admire Suisse Normande from a hot-air balloon or take your first flight over Calvados.

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Motor sports

Motor sports©EIA
Motor sports©EIA

Take to the wheel of a racing car on the Pont l'Evêque circuit, enjoy the thrills of go-karting in Deauville or Cabourg or try your hand aboard a dune buggy! Motor sports abound throughout Calvados.

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original activities

Original activities
Original activities

Set off, road book in hand, at the wheel of a Citroën 2CV, or enjoy an original view of Calvados over a rail-biking tour.

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Topographical guides

Topographical guides©G.Wait
Topographical guides©G.Wait

Consult a vast range of topoguides to help you discover Calvados on foot, by cycle or on horseback. Thirty topoguides with detailed maps to discover Calvados.

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Nature escapades

Nature escapades©S.Guichard
Nature escapades©S.Guichard

Over 500 walking options for you to fully appreciate the landscapes of Calvados. Join one of our guided nature tours adapted to suit the whole family (discover the local fauna and flora, revel in fairytale tours or gather wild mushrooms...)

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Pics Nautical tours
Pics Nautical tours

Nautical tours

Nautical tours©A.Legall
Nautical tours©A.Legall

21 seafaring outings and activities : yacht trips, stand-up paddling, canoeing, kayaking, kiting, diving... a multitude of ways to discover the landscapes, fauna and flora of Calvados... accompanied by qualified and trained instructors.

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