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Normandy Itinerary

Day 3

Livarot cheese before the stripes, Normandy

We'll follow a new cycle path for the first part of our day to Livarot, where we will visit a cheese factory making Pont-L'Eveque, Camembert and Livarot – that's lunch sorted!

Cunning back roads will take us into Lisieux, where we'll visit the enormous Basilica of St Théresa. Her autobiography, 'Story Of A Soul', describes her 'little way'. She died of tuberculosis in 1897 aged just 24 and was canonised. Her story and her writings are incredibly moving and so is the Basilica devoted to her.

From Lisieux we follow the river valley to Pont L'Eveque, but on the way we'll visit the renowned distillery of Boulard in the village of Coquainvilliers.  They'll change your mind about Calvados.

We finish our day at the pretty town of Pont-L'Eveque, staying in the spa hotel Le Lion d'Or. 37 miles.

Click this link for Day 3 route map on mapometer.

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