Specialist for individuals, family and kids tours, ACSM-TOURS is a tourist agency based in Normandy since 2014. We can help you to design tailored tours, sightseeings and shore excursions from norman port of calls.
We cover Normandy, Brittany, Northern France and Belgium. Our offer is addressed all year round to individuals, families, groups such as works councils, companies/MICE, associations and schools, tour operators, travel agencies, cruise companies, hospitality sector, conciergeries, hotels, guesthouses, schools, companies, publics and private organisations, institutionals, airports and fixed-based operators (FBO).
We will help you to prepare your tours by a selection of places: some qualified as must-see, others based on themes (the Impressionists, medieval Normandy) or an offer based on off-track activities or family experiences.
The musts of Normandy or Brittany: Mont-St-Michel and its thousand-year-old medieval village, the D-Day landing beaches with the infamous Omaha beach and the 4 other landing sectors (Utah, Gold, Juno, Sword), Honfleur, birthplace of the Impressionists with Eugène Boudin, Giverny and Monet's house, Rouen and the story of Joan of Arc, the ruined abbey of Jumièges, inspiring place for the Romantics and Victor Hugo, Etretat and its famous chalk cliffs, Fécamp and its Benedictine abbey, the village of Varengeville in the footsteps of Georges Braque and cubism, Veules-les-Roses classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France with its watercress culture, Deauville and Trouville, the two elegant 19th century seaside resorts much appreciated by Napoleon III, Saint-Malo, the corsair town, Cancale with its famous oyster market.
Off the beaten track activities or family experiences : a jeep or tank tour, visit of a private german battery with a real Flak machine gun, its original museum, its 40's french café and possible reanactment by day or by night, the cider or cheese road, the thatched roofs and timbered houses trail, the stud farms, the fruits and vegetable road, traditional market visits, tasting & picnic, brandy & whisky classes, cooking, sweets & pastries, lunches at a farmer's house, food tours & tastings (home-made ice cream, caramel salted butter, snails, oysters, shortbread cookies, honey, chocolate, jam ...), visits to art and craft workshops (artists' workshops, pottery, embroidery, umbrella making, leather goods, soap, lotions ...), a tour by boat through the Channel Islands, fishing tours, walking or biking tours through fields to meet the castles, beautiful houses, natural springs or around the bay of Mont-Saint-Michel, private visit of some castles, discovery of the most beautiful gardens in the region with or without an expert gardener ...
Some experiences will particularly amaze the youngest: immersion in the Vikings with different workshops (stone workshop, cooking, weapon making ...), tales and legends, treasure hunting, discovery of the most beautiful stud farm in France with shows at certain times of the year, farms with angora goats, llama walks. The most awaited moment of the year is the route of the illuminated villages lost in valleys where it is possible to eat Christmas brioche or warm up with a good mulled wine.
We also provide thematic tours such as the pilgrimage route with Sainte-Thérese de Lisieux, Mont-St-Michel, Pontmain, the road of the Impressionists (Trouville, Honfleur, Fécamp, Etretat, Dieppe ...), typical Normandy with the road of cider, cheeses, thatched houses, medieval or ducal Normandy, the Normandy of the Writers, the seaside Normandy of the 19th century.
Hoping to count you among our future guests !!!
ACSM TOURS TEAM