Walking, Hiking & Climbing

Base de Loisirs
Fishing, swimming, mini-golf, childrens playgrounds, icecream stands, sailing, pedalos, various festivities throughout the year at this Leisure park in Le Mele sur Sarthe (61).
Regional Nature Reserve
The marshes of Cotentin and Bessin are protected but open to visits. Exhibition area explains their natural and cultural heritage. In the area: nature trails, bird hides to view marshland species. Access from Carentan (50).
Bateau Val dOrne
Touristic boat rides from La Forge in Putanges Pont Ecrepin (61).
A French web site, written in English, dedicated to conservation, wildlife and the environment. Although locally for the Poitou-Charantes region of France the site attempts to be equally valuable for France in general.
Croisieres a bord du Val dOrne
All year round on Sundays, boat trip, departing Putanges-Pont-Ecrepin for a 16km boat trip on the Lac de Rabodanges. Lunch and dinner trips every day except tuesday with reservation during summer.
Regional Open Air Leisure Base
On the Lac des Deux Amants, sailing, windsurfing, pedalos, water skiing and other activities at Rue de Savoie in Poses (27).
Centre de Pleine Nature Lionel Terray
Canoe/kayak, archery, rock climbing, mountain biking, environment and nature and orientation trails. At Le Viaduc in Clecy (14).
Base de Loisirs de Coupeau
Sports Leisure Centre near water and forest offering various activities including climbing, health runs, fishing, pool, walks, playgrounds for children and pedalos. In St-Berthevin (53).