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La Ferme de la Folivraie

Normandie, Louvières – Formigny la Bataille, 14710
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The farm:

La Folivraie, a wonderful destination for Normandy family holidays, is owned by Jacques and Marguerite-Marie. The family has farmed here for more than 60 years. La Folivraie is also where the great Un Lit au Pré story started!

Only forty-five minutes from Caen Ferry Harbour (Ouistreham), you will find the small village of Louvières, ideally situated 1.5 km from the sea, bordering both Marais du Bessin National Park and the protected coastal area. The fields undulate toward the village, which has small houses built in limestone. The 12th-century church is home to one of the most beautiful clock towers in the area and certainly the tallest. From the farm, you’ll find sunken tracks which lead further south to the small River Veret.

Explore the area:

The high cliffs of nearby Vierville offer spectacular views of the coastline across to the Pointe de la Percée.  Up until the beginning of the 20th century, the locals were still using ropes to descend to the shoreline and walk or fish from the rocks there.

This is an area steeped in history to discover on your Normandy family holidays. The fortified farms and manor houses still show signs of battles long past. Just 10 km from the farm you will find the seaside town of Port-en-Bessin, which today is the most important commercial fishing port of the Normandy region. In the 11th century, William the Conqueror was already building his boats here, which would subsequently be used in the conquest of England. Much later, the fields at Formigny (5 km/3 km away) were the scene of the decisive battles that were among those that ended the Hundred Years’ War.

This area of Normandy was well known for its waterfowl and was reputed to be a favourite hunting area for Louis the 14th. La Folivraie miraculously survived the bombings and battles in the area of more recent times, including that of the Allied forces landing on Omaha Beach on D-Day, 6th June 1944.

Accommodation(s)

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Utilities

Double bed (2m x 1.80m)
Bunk bed (two times 2m x 0.90m)
Cupboard bed (2m x 1.3m) for 1 adult or 2 children
Two double beds (two times 2m x 1.80m)
Two bunk beds (four times 2m x 0.9m)
Flushing toilet
Communal showers
En-suite bathroom with warm shower and basin
Deckchairs (x2)
Sofa
Wood-fired stove for heating and cooking
Barbecue
Deckchairs and extended canopy
Wooden terrace, deckchairs and extended canopy
Picnic table
Cold running water in kitchen area
Cool chest

Essentials

Bedlinen
Towels
Wood for heating and cooking
Starter pack candles and lamp oil
Kitchen linen package

Also included

Pizza evening
Costs of the Pizza evening are excluded
Honesty shop
Beds are made upon arrival
Farm Tour given by the farmer
From April till October only
Parking
Cleaning

Prices and availability

Please note: You can reserve many accommodations within the next step.
f you wish to arrive today or have any questions, please contact us by phone on +31 (0)528 229444.
Online bookings can be made online until 2 PM on the day of arrival.

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Normandie, Louvières – Formigny la Bataille, 14710

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    Your host(s)

    Marguerite-Marie Bindault & Jacques Lemaître

    The farm has been in our family for more than 60 years and it is where the great Un Lit au Pré story started! We have chosen to farm organically in every respect.

    We can't wait to welcome you and to share our passion for farming with you

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