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Welcome on “The Camping Life” blog entry. 

In that  part of the blog you’ll be able to find arlicles linked to the way of  living in the campsite,  articles about beekeeping, and all of this in the heart of the “Pays D’auge” in Normandy. 

Discover the Norman heritage with the Cider Route

By |2020-06-18T13:24:55+00:00June 18th, 2020|

Pass through the villages of the Pays d'Auge while discovering its local produce, that's what we suggest for today. Set off down the Cider Route’s 40 km and meet our Norman producers! Cider, distilleries, agricultural products, they will be delighted to help you discover as well [...]

Our Favourite Producers: Les Bruyères Carrées.

By |2018-07-07T08:23:52+00:00July 7th, 2018|

    Today, let’s talk about our cider, calvados, poiré… producer, Benoît Charbonneau. A local mayor but also a producer of local products, Benoît, is a long term partner with whom the Campsite still works. In between the orchards and the animals you’ll find the cella, where everything goes on, after the harvest, of cround [...]

Does the tents still exist ?

By |2018-06-28T07:47:36+00:00June 28th, 2018|

The little parisian that I am, persuaded that the campsite was really now “outdoor hospitality”. And who says hotel says builded/hard? accomodation, comfort and services...  Well, no ! I mean yes, but not really, and however it’s good ; really good ! In Castel Camping le Brévedent, we take pleasure to plant our tents, on [...]

The comfrey flower !

By |2018-06-28T07:44:53+00:00June 28th, 2018|

Today, incredible ! I have just discovered, through Raphaël, that I could eat flowers of my garden (and his) ! Not all the flowers, of course, but the flower of comfrey, yes ! And me who thought it was just a weed … It’s a fantastic how this little purple or white flower which shoot [...]

Simon, the beekeeper of the Brévedent

By |2018-06-28T07:41:07+00:00June 28th, 2018|

Who says permaculture says respect for nature and natural methods, then, for pollination, what does it take? Insects of course ! It is therefore quite logical that in the Brévedent, bees are pampered. The little workers in striped suits work hard, foraging from flower to flower and producing a good golden honey. And this morning, [...]

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