Periers is a charming small village with 2,558 inhabitants that has 2 chateaux, a renovated church with elements ranging from the C13 th to C18th, a museum with a collection of 110 bicycles dating from 1817 – 1990, beautiful parks and surrounding landscapes ideal for long walks and horse-riding. Fishing is also popular and there are numerous sports clubs and music societies, as well as a hippodrome. Market day is every Saturday.
Food & Drink
Cheeses such as ‘Camembert,’ ‘Livarot’ and ‘Pont l’Evêque’ are local specialities, as well as Normandy cream (used in most recipes) and cider as Normandy is a major cider-producing region. Calvados, an apple brandy is also popular and makes up the ‘Trou Normand’ (Norman break) which is a pause between meal courses in which diners drink a glassful of ‘Calvados.’
- Lecoeur Jean, 8 rue du Pont L’abbee, tel: 02 33 46 70 26
- Les Snekkja, rue de Saint Lo, tel : 02 33 07 68 22
Our team of sale advisers at Sextant Properties will be happy to help you to find a property in Normandy. We have a large network of partners in Normandy. All of them are registered French real estate agents and speak both French and English. Whatever kind of property you are looking for: farmhouse, longere, barn, gite, B&B, country house, mill, castle or chateau, we will do our best to find a property in Normandy matching your requirements.