Built in the 16th and 17th centuries, Château du Breuil has been a residence of families Bouquetot, Montgomery, Bence and others. Today it is also one of most prestigious Calvados distilleries (created in 1954). It offers to its visitors guided tours as well as tastings of old Calvados around the year.

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ilovetochat87 said 5 years ago
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Founded: 16th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France

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www.chateau-breuil.com

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Fulvio Ferrauto (2 years ago)
Amazing visit to the castle and wonderful explanation of the apple cider making!
Silvia Ciciliot (2 years ago)
Even if it looks closed keep going! The reception is a little further down inside the garden, they will take you on a tour and show you how it’s done, the guide speaks English and is very entertaining, best part: the light show!!
Alyssa Becker (3 years ago)
Went to Chateau du Breuil on a rainy day on our way to Honfleur. We hadn't researched much, so it was one of those "what can we find to do on my iPhone on my way through the area" and we stumbled upon this. And it was amazing! The tour was 30-45 minutes and took us past/through all the major aspects of Calvados production, teaching us as we went. They were kind of enough to do the tour in both French and English, even though my husband and I were the only English speaking couple on tour, which was really nice of them. After the tour we returned to the main room with a chance to taste a handful. My husband tasted the liquor, and then 8, 12, 15, 20 year old Calvados. When the crowd thinned out, and he was trying to decide which to take home (because he grew to LOVE Calvados), the gave him a small taste of the 40 year, and he fell in love - which is why we have it on our counter for special occasions. He has no regrets about his purchase, and we would both highly recommend a visit and the tour.
bea bookingstories (4 years ago)
Best calvados in the world
Yohan Girou (5 years ago)
Number one
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