A cheval
A cheval
bandeau a cheval flou
bandeau a cheval flou

On the move

On horseback

Horse riding and trekking

Calvados, the quintessential land of horses, is the ideal destination for horse riding and trekking in Normandy. Several riding schools and centres offer a range of riding and trekking opportunities to your liking:

      • for a full-day or just a pleasant stroll or for enthusiasts in search of a comprehensive riding experience.

        A range of overnight treks are available for those looking to add horse riding as an integral part of their holiday in Normandy.
      • Children are also very fond of donkey riding, an amusing way to meander your way through some of Calvados's most charming pathways and magnificent panoramic views.
      • An original way to discover a number of major tourist sites throughout Calvados: the D-Day Landing beaches, Suisse Normande, the seafront and the vast sandy beaches, not forgetting the hollow paths of the Normandy Bocage and the picturesque Pays d'Auge.

Each rider is sure to find a professional riding monitor to concoct the perfect discovery tour of Calvados. And why not head for total immersion amidst nature's best whilst revelling in Normandy's gourmet pleasures.

One-day walks

Map of routes specially created for horse riding.

Link to the horse riding route map ›

Overnight hikes

Discover Normandy on horseback over a several-day trek.

Link to Normandy on horseback ›

Accompanied horse riding tours  

Consult the list of equestrian professionals offering accompanied afternoon, full-day or weekend treks.

Link to the service provider map ›

Donkey walks

Your children are sure to delight in a walk with donkeys, a truly recreational activity.

Link to the map of donkey hirer ›

Calvados on horseback in pictures