International Sailing Week took place in Deauville from 6th to 10th June 2007. Internationally renown, a prestigious image and a central locaion in Northern Europe make Deauville an ideal venue for a grand international sailing event. British teams from the nearby Solent, Irish, Belgian and Dutch teams attended as did German and Scandinavian crews to compete against the French sailors.

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In Caen, the weekends start on Thursday! In July and August, Caen town hall invites you to the Caen Summer Evening Festival: 40 free events and concerts programmed every Thursday and Friday at 6.30pm and 9.30pm.
Weekend folk and dance-hall music on the banks of the River Orne on 6th, 7th and 8th July.
Street theatre, circus acts andx juggling at the Chateau every Thursday and Friday at 6.30pm
Contemporary songs and music on the Cargö esplanade every Thursday and Friday in August from 9.30pm.
Night markets in the Port de Caen every Friday from 5pm to 11pm, from 13th July to 17th August. Free entre from 252/07/2007 to 25/08/2007: every Thursday and Friday.

At the centre of Ouistreham Place you will find Saint Samson Church, built prior to 1150 under the abbotcy of the sixth abbess of the Caen Trinity, Jeanne de Coulonces.
The church was consecrated to Saint Samson in 1180.
The building belonged to the abbey of the Dames de Caen. The church's remarkable quality is a result of this patronage and also the market town's prosperity as port traffic flourished throughout the Anglo-Norman period.
It has a nave with six rows and also side aisles, a chancel topped with a large tower and a choir finishing with a semicircular apse. The nave and its side aisles were built in the mid-12th century (1150) but were radically restored at the end of the 19th century which greatly altered the architecutral and sculptural organisation of the church.
CAMBREMER and the Cider Route

Follwo the "Cider Route" and visit the villages of Augeron de Beuvron-en-Auge, Bonnebosq, Cambremer, La Roque Baignard, Monteuil-en-Auge... and Cambremer. Visit the market town, the church, the traditional market, the village's history, the gardens of the Pays d'Auge and try some cider...


Suisse Normandy with its breathtaking landscapes. To the south of Caen, along the River Orne, Suisse Normandy owes its name to its geographical relief. In this mini-Helvetia, the "Suisse Normandy Route" winds its way through a tourmented countryside. By car, you can follow the signposted route as it passes through the market towns of Thury Harcourt, Condé sur Noireau, Pont d'Ouilly and Clécy.
This route is accessible from Thury-Harcourt or Condé sur Noireau on the D562.
Capricious, the road sweeps through gorges and rocky steeps to then follow the tumultuous flow of the River Orne.
At Saint Omer the "summit route" begins, overlooking the cretss of "
Pain de Sucre" and the "park rocks", with magnificent views of these Norman heights. All mountain sports are to hand: hang-gliding, paragliding, canoeing-kayaking, climbing... Rambling, horse-trekking and mountain biking paths are everywhere, and you will also find golf and fishing. There are many places to stop en route: the gardens of the Chateau de la Motte d'Acqueville, viewing points over the Valley de l'Orne, canoeing-kayaking centres, the Chateau de Pontécoulant, the miniature railway museum in Clécy, the museum of Les Fosses d'Enfer in St Rémy sur Orne…

In 2007, Suisse Normandy will host the European Kayak Polo Championships, from 12th to 16th September 2007.

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