Regional park loops of the Seine River Normandy
campsite in the Seine loops
The House of the regional park loops of the Seine Normandy offers two scenic routes: The route of the road of fruit and cottages. Discover this great tour in Normandy from your campsite BAR Y VA.
The route of fruit, a course of floral sensations
The road offers fruit tasty stroll between intensive odors and enchanting landscapes blooming orchards, crossing the villages of yesteryear charm.
Notre-Dame-de-Bliquetuit – The Mailleraye on Seine-Yainville Heurteauville Jumièges- Le Mesnil-sous-Jumièges- Bardouville-Caumont-sur-Seine Yville-AnnevilleAmbourville- Berville-sur-Seine
This road that wanders the liking of the loops of the Seine about 62 km long has characteristics landscapes through orchards, houses traditional buildings and a rich heritage of history of the Normandy region. This path alternates right bank and left bank pauses, punctuated by passages bins and can be done as you wish, by bike, on foot or by car.
In collaboration with growers, home of the park offers entertainment around the orchards where visitors can learn about this ancient art. Fruit growing will no accident but a skill that has developed and improved over the centuries in the region, thanks to several factors has become a predominant production of loops of the Seine.
The oceanic climate bathing the region is a key factor supported by alluvial soil deposited over time by the tight bends of the Seine. The limestone cliffs bordering the banks have had a major impact on the orchards, bringing them warmth necessary for the growth of the fruits through the reflection of the sun on the white walls surrounding the fields. The monks of the Abbey of Jumièges took advantage of this exceptional environment and have had a major role in the agricultural development of the region. In the Middle Ages, the monks planted vineyards whose production gives them the majority of their resources to the sixteenth century. The decline of this wine production is begun because of competition from other vineyards from which the wine is better. They decided to pull the vine and replaced by fruit trees: In the beginning by apple and pear trees and later other fruit trees such as cherry or plum.
The beneficent Nature has a raised bead compared to alluvial riverbed, protecting crops and farms from flooding. Wetter meadows hedgerow forming the swamp, cut by tree hedges tadpoles occupy flood areas. Finally, the villages are located on the heights, inside loops, surrounded by dense forests.
During your peregrination, you will learn about the secrets of arboriculture and size; specific activity of the fruit crop.
Fruit courses allow people to keep the tradition of manufacturing of cider that gives this land its authenticity.
The fruit road offers a real range of pastel colors between April and May when the trees bloom and their flowers cover the landscape of pastels. An Impressionist masterpiece is then given to you. But production length on the year to enjoy the flavors later in the season.
Do not deprive yourself to come admire this brilliant floral composition in spring and taste all the fruits from June … until the following spring, book your location or your campsite Mobile home in Normandy
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