La Maison du Camembert

Lisieux
Normandy
Food and Drink

In the centre of the village of Camembert, La Maison du Camembert tells the history of this famous French cheese. In the setting of an authentic late 18thC farm you can discover the secrets of inventor Marie Harel & her successors. At the end of the visit you will also have the chance to taste some camembert cheese. English audio guide.

 

Places to visit nearby

Falaise in Normandy has rich history as the birthplace of William the Conqueror and the battlefield of the WW2 Falaise Pocket battle, and is surrounded by beautiful, peaceful countryside.

Lisieux in Normandy sits at the heart of the beautiful Pays d'Auge countryside and is the second most visited pilgrimage site in France.

Caen, in Normandy, is one of the oldest university towns in France. Bustling with activity, it is a vibrant and attractive city on the River Orne.

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