Welcome to the Calvados Experience

Set in Normandy on the site of France’s oldest and most famous distillery, the CALVADOS EXPERIENCE is a world-class visitor attraction that immerses the audience in a multi-sensory journey through the centuries, from Vikings to the present day.

Visitors discover and witness the mystery of transformation that turns apples into Calvados, from the region’s orchards to Calvados’ success all over the world.

This unique experience culminates in an exquisite tasting and a rare opportunity to buy from the best collection of Calvados brands ever presented in one place.

Become a Calvados Connoisseur…

  • Tasting Bar Tasting Bar
  • Shop Shop
  • Free Parking Free Parking
  • Disabled Parking Disabled
  • Pets Not Allowed Pets Not
  • Public Wifi Public Wifi

Practical Information

Opening Times

April to September : 9.30am-7pm
October to March : 10am-1pm / 2pm-6pm
Closed 25 December and throughout January.
Open non-stop during French school holidays.
Last visit 1 hour 15 minutes before closing.


Visit and tasting
Adult : €12,50
Child (age 6-17 yrs) : €8
Under 6 : Free
Payment : Credit card, cash

Tickets are valid for one year. Visitors can buy tickets online or upon arrival.

For group bookings or tailor-made tours, feel free to contact us.

During peak tourist periods, you may face a longer wait than usual.

The Experience welcomes all ages, but please note that this is a fully immersive show with low lighting, smoke and loud noises which may upset younger visitors.

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