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Campsite Lisieux

Welcome to the capital of the Pays d’Auge! Lisieux is France’s second most important pilgrimage town and attracts a large number of visitors each year. Now it’s your turn to discover the natural and…

In the footsteps of Sainte-Thérèse of Lisieux

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Whether you’re a pilgrim or just a run-of-the-mill visitor, exploring Lisieux inevitably involves retracing the footsteps of Sainte-Thérèse of Lisieux. Begin at the Cathedral of Saint-Pierre (Saint-Peter), the church of the future saint when she was a child. Then continue with a visit to the amazing Basilica, built after the canonization of the young Thérèse to accommodate the stream of pilgrims who would gather in Lisieux. Every year, more than 600,000 visitors, from all four corners of the globe, pass through the doors of this religious building.

Camping holidays in Lisieux: excursions in the heart of the Pays d’Auge

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After you’ve admired the Basilica's 8,000 m2 of stained glass windows and stopped off at Les Buissonnets, Sainte Thérèse’s house, head for La Dame Blanche wildlife park, a place that protects and rescues animals from nearby forests. You could also go for a hike through the Normandy countryside with its hedgerows, woodlands, heaths, lush valleys and Augeron manor houses. Or how about using this opportunity to stop off at the château de Crèvecœur?


Discovering the delicious gourmet specialities of the Lisieux region

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Is food your guilty pleasure? Well, you can really have a field day during your camping holiday in the Calvados region! Indulge in the rich medley of cheese produced in the region: Pavé d’auge, Camembert, Livarot, Pont-l’évêque as well as a Normandy fondue. You might also want to try the delicate flavours of the Vallée d’Auge omelette, the “pommes à la grivette” (grated apples with curdled milk), or Vallée d’Auge.chicken. A real treat!

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