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Visits & tastings

When visiting our distillery in Cormeilles in the heart of the Pays d’Auge on the Lisieux road, you will discover one of the most beautiful regions in France, Normandy, exceptional by its’ terroir and history.

We are open from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. every day from March to mid-November.

Weekends from November to end of December.
Groups: all year by appointment


  •  our visits are always guided visits and can be conducted in French, English and German.
  •  the visit lasts approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, tasting included.
  • the price is 2 euros per person (tasting included) and free for accompanying children under the age of 12, bus drivers and tour guides.
  • the parking lot for buses is in the courtyard.


THE TOUR INCLUDES, WITH A GUIDE, THE DISCOVERY OF:

  • the BUSNEL house: discover the art of calvados creation and visit our museum with antique tools and historical photographs to discover the history of Ernest Busnel and his heirs. A short video projection will end the visit.
  •  the distillation room with its double distillation pot stills: you will follow the slow process of the transformation of apple into calvados in the copper stills.
  • the bottling room.
  • our cellars of oak barrels where our Calvados BUSNEL slowly ages before being tasted and assembled by our cellar master to obtain perfect balance and dissolve.
  • after this visit, you can taste our Maison BUSNEL prestigious references: we will initiate you about the different aromas of Calvados Busnel.

To visit the distillery

Distillerie Busnel SAS

Route de Lisieux
27260 Cormeilles
France

Access

Cormeilles is located 17 km from the A13 highway. From Paris or Caen, exit 28 (Beuzeville) from the A13 highway, then direction Epaignes / Cormeilles. Traditional itinerary by the N13 road (Carrefour de la Bretagne / Lieurey / Cormeilles).

GPS COORDINATES

Latitude : 49.24494
Longitude : 0.379953