La Ferme de Billy , a brand, a place and a family spirit: authenticity, friendliness, respect for nature and the local traditions Norman where everyone, big and small, is welcome.
It is as well known to the locals for its apple juice and cider - as for its bucolic setting and brunch . Come and discover the estate, its orchards, its cider-making workshops, its cellar, etc. An enchanting and unique setting, with free access.
The doors are open to everyone - individuals, as a family, with friends or in a group, come and discover our homemade products and what makes "the spirit of Billy".
The visit is free
A bucolic walk in the property during opening hours. You can visit the estate with its orchards, its Chapel and the cellars of aging barrels.
At the end of your visit, if you feel like it, the shop is open Monday to Sunday on the courtyard. You can discover our products and a selection of products made in Normandy. We will reveal all the secrets, the good pairings with your dishes, cocktail recipes.
Distance from campsite - 41km (31 mins)
Recommended visit time : 1 to 2 hours.
Products produced here -
Jus de Pomme - A clear 100% juice with a very fruity flavor
Cidre - A full range of multi-medal ciders
Pommeau de Normandie - an aperitif with Norman flavours.
Calvados from Normandy - From fine to 20 years old AOC.
Cidre vinegar - without additives, without preservatives.
Sunday brunch takes place between noon and 3.30 p.m.
Unique formula with buffet, hot drink and apple juice for 25 € per person, a price that I consider very reasonable for the quality of the products!
My advice: remember to book well in advance because the brunch is a big hit.
In the BILLY & Co shop, you do not only find "homemade" alcohols (apple-based) but also other products: jellies, jams, caramels, vinegar and a whole selection of products and accessories that enter the universe and spirit of Billy.
SOUS LES ÈTOILES NORMANDIE is a family run campsite in the village of St Martin des Besaces, Calvados, offering camping and caravanning. Perfectly situated for exploring the undulating picturesque countryside, tasting renowned cheeses, sampling sparkling cider and of course, the famous Calvados.