Stay at the historical property Château D'Urou for a week of relaxation, local visits, local markets, cooking class, homemade dinners, bike rides, horseback ride, and even helping the owner with fixing and decorating the place - Get involved !!!
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Make your way at your leisure to the Château D'Urou either by train from Paris or by renting a car from the airport.
Your first afternoon is to relax and enjoy the French countryside. The owner will give you an extended tour of the property that includes the horsefarm.
This evening, dinner is included at the Château.
Wake up at your leisure and enjoy a lovely breakfast. Pull a chair outside and sip your coffee while watching the horses train for the races.
Enjoy the rest of the morning either gardening, taking a walk, going for a bike ride, painting, or helping the owner with a project...
After lunch at the Chateau, you will go visit the Mont Ormel, where the final battle of Normandy was fought and where Germans were finally defeated and retreated.
You will then enjoy a beautiful drive to the village of Camembert where we will visit a local farm and taste the famous cheese.
Today you will depart early from the Chateau D'Urou and will go to famous sights along the beaches of Normandie that include Bayeux, Omaha Beach, Arromanches and Caen. Dinner will be served upon your return at the Chateau D'Urou.
Enjoy some free time. Remember this is not a hotel but a "Home" so make yourself at home.
Enjoy an afternoon at Bagnoles de l'Orne, a well known spa town in the area. Do let us know if you would like to enjoy a treatment while there, or enjoy the casino, a walk around the lake, the small shops and cafes.
This morning you will visit the chateau du Bourg Saint Leonard.
Enjoy a lovely lunch at a local eatery before heading to the Haras du Pin, the oldest National Stud Farm of France founded by Louis XIV. You will visit the Château and the stables and learn about its history and enjoy seeing the horses being trained.
This morning visit the Fernand Leger Museun in the town of Argentan
walk around the local market by the church and buy food for our lunch.
Go back to the Chateau d'Urou, open some wine or cider, and lets have a feast of local specialities.
Depart the Chateau in the morning for Paris Airport. Let us know if you need transportation.