Crèvecoeur-en-Auge Travel Guide

  • The Chateu
    The Chateu
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    The Animal pens
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Crèvecoeur-en-Auge Things to Do

  • THE CHATEAU & CHURCH

    Chateau Crevecoeur is accessed by bridge over the Moat which still has water. Inside, was the manor house where the Lord lived and the High court was. He was protected by a high wall which has been restored quite a lot.The Chapel is located outside of the Castle in the Intermediate court and not in the High court as Chapel's usually are. It was...

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  • CHATEAU DE CREVECOEUR

    The main reason I came here was, the Chateau and to see the preserved houses, farms, church & more dating back to the 12th century that are in this open air museum.It is an exhibition on the accomplishments of the Schlumberger brothers and an exhibition on the history of Crevecoeur.I would like you to join my husband and I, as we take a walk around...

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  • Visit the Chateau

    We arrived a bit before the opening at 11 o'clock so wandered the grounds enjoying the heavily laden apple trees. When eleven o'clock arrived, we purchased our tickets in the beautiful gate house, crossed the moat and entered the grounds through the portiere of the 15th century farmhouse.Inside we entered and explored the farmhouse and...

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  • "In some corner of a foreign field"

    Driving past the local cemetery one Sunday afternoon we spotted on the gate post the familiar plaque indicating that a Commonwealth Grave was also there.Inside we found the well tended grave of Private A. Linley of the York & Lancaster Regt. who died on 20th. August 1944 aged 27.Yet another poignant reminder of the horrors experienced in this...

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  • The Farm of the Chateau

    No longer a working farm - but facilities exist to demonstrate here, on the special farm days held throughout the year, what farming was like in the 15th Century.Pig styes and ponds, streams providing fish, fowls and pigeons and farming implements for use in the production of grain all give young visitors an insight into how food got to the table...

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  • The Castle and medieval dwelling

    The remains of this 12th century castle has, within the inner bailey an ancient well, and a 15th century manorial dwelling - partly furnished in an eclectic choice of period styles!. It does however have an important educational function, easily discerned from the interactive graphics designed for younger visitors. After passing through the "state...

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Crèvecoeur-en-Auge Restaurants

  • Warm, friendly place to eat in a tiny...

    At the chateau outside of town we asked the young lady to recommend a good nearby restaurant and she directed us here. There is ample parking across the street from the restaurant. There is also a garden in back but it was autumn, damp and chilly so we opted for the very warm and cheerful indoor dining room.The Auberge is a Logis de France...

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  • Disappointing

    We looked forward to spending in an evening in the local restaurant - even though we had noticed some recent negative comments in the visitors book in the gite.I liked the solid, old fashioned Logis decor of the restaurant. It is quite large but has a cosy feel because pillars and large ornamental plants break it up into a number of smaller "rooms"...

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Crèvecoeur-en-Auge Off The Beaten Path

  • Discover the Petites Mairies du Pays...

    As you travel along the pretty winding roads of the Pays d’Auge you will not go far before coming to a village. As you slow down, as required to do on entering villages, look out for a rather quaint little building that looks like a miniature version of an official building of the République. The French flag will be flying if anyone is there,...

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  • Chateau de Canon at Mezidon-Canon

    This privately owned Chateau (the house is not open to the public) is famous for its beautiful grounds - a mixture of formally laid out gardens, lakes and streams , woodland and winding paths, ornamental follies and ruins. There is also an organic farm which produces cider and calvados, fruits and vegetables and other produce from the farm. All can...

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