Lower Normandy is known for its verdant green landscapes, its cider, dairy produce and stunning coastline with miles and miles of long sandy beaches and cliffs.
Inland in the Orne department there is the famous Lac de Rabodanges. It is the largest lake in the Basse Normandie and was artificially created in 1919. It stocks roach, bream and carp is very popular for day and night carp fishing.
Other notable lakes in the region include Lac de la Roche qui Boit, Lac du Barrage de Vezins, Étang du Boulay & Étang de Torigniin in La Manche (department 50) Étang de Flers Lac de La Ferté Macé in the Orne (department 61) and Lac de Dathée & Plan d'eau de Pont-L'Evêque & Les Etangs de la Carrière in Calvados (department 14).
The Basse Normandy region has lots of smaller lakes and is an ideal destination to combine fishing with French tradition and gastronomy.