Chez la Fontaine is located on the outskirts of the village of Gefosse - Fontenay , a rural village with only 115 inhabitants . The village has many beautiful manors , and there is even a castle to find . Opposite Chez la Fontaine is ' Le Lavoir "the old village laundry ' La Fontaine ' ( source ) . Hemelsbreed is the old farm just 500 meters from the coast . A walk to the beach takes about twenty minutes. On the coast at low tide the beaches and the oyster and mussel farms can be seen .
Chez la Fontaine is located between the famous landing beaches Omaha and Utah Beach.Klik here to read more about them. Beaches
A few kilometers inland from the marshes of Cotentin and Bessin , home to beautiful flora and fauna . At about five miles from Chez la Fontaine the lovely fishing village of Grand -Maisy . Lies Only the daily fish market and many quaint shops make a visit all worthwhile. From this village are also organized tours , including to Pointe du Hoc and les iles Saint - Marcouf .
Isigny sur Mer , also five kilometers away , is known for its caramels and cheeses .
A larger city nearby Bayeux with its imposing cathedral and the famous tapestry of Reine Mathilde .
In Balleroy are beautiful woods to find and a little further away , about a half hour away, lies the world famous town of Mont St- Michel .
Also a day trip to one of the British islands such as Jersey or Guernsey recommended