Cambremer - Village and Church (Page 1 of 2)

aerial view Aerial view of Cambremer village
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rue du Cadran
Cadran Street
This village is located in the "Pays d'Auge" area, known  for its vales, hedges and  orchards.
It is also famous for its manors and its stud houses.
The Cambremer region is proud of its rich heritage.
Most of the buildings in the town center date back to the 19th century and display a mixture of wood , brick and slate shingles.
rue Pasteur
Pasteur Street, the "Café des Sports"
Thanks to the dairy production of Normandy's famous cows, you can discover many regional cheese specialities such as "Camembert", "Livarot", "Pont l'Eveque" and "Pavé d'Auge".

The abundance and the quality of the apple trees make it possible to provide the famous  "AOC Pays d'Auge" cider.

le Grand Lavoir
The Big Wash-House
It is also the starting point of many tourist circuits among the orchards and the small Augeron villages.
-  the cider route
-  the marsh route
-  the streams route
-  the cheese route
The Saint Denis Church is situated in the village center. Its oldest part is the Roman tower which dates back to the 12th century. It is built out of stone from Caen, and the tower is finished in Modillion Cornice. The pyramidal steeple framework is crowned by an octagonal arrow head. Before the revolution period, the cemetery surrounded the church, as is still the case nowadays in many other villages in our region.

l'Eglise st - Denis
St Denis Church

The interior of the church is rather simple. The main altar dates from the period of Louis XV. The nave, formed of 5 spans, enlightened by 9 stained glass windows from the 19th and 20th centuries, is covered with a chestnut panel, vault-shaped like a an upturned ship hull. intérieur églisevitrail
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