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…

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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Access to Calvados Experience


Route de Trouville, 14130 Pont-l’Evêque
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By train: Paris Saint Lazare-Lisieux-Deauville line.

By bus: Bus Verts du Calvados: www.busverts.fr; Info line: 0 810 214 214 (charged at local rate)

By road: A13, exit Pont l’Evêque. From Paris 186 km of motorway (Average time: 2h05mn). For further information, please contact SAPN Autoroute-info: 0 892 681 077 – Autoroute FM 107.7

By sea: several daily connections Brittany Ferries: Portsmouth-Caen / Ouistreham – Tel: 0 825 828 828 (duration of the crossing: 6 hours) LD Lines: Portsmouth – Le Havre – Tel: 0 825 304 304

By plane: Deauville-Saint Gatien airport. tel: +33 (0)2 31 65 65 65