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15 amazing things to do in Normandy

Normandy spreads over a sizeable chunk of northern France. And, with enough sights and activities to keep even the pickiest tourist happy for weeks, how …

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Caen La Mer: Markets, monuments, museums and memorials

Think of Caen and most likely the things that pop into your mind will include William the Conqueror, whose power base was here, and Caen …

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Essential France: Mont-Saint-Michel Normandy

Mont Saint-Michel is majestic. It’s one of those places that, although its wiggly cobbled streets might be covered by many visitors (around 2.5 million a …

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Discover Normandy on a magnificent week-long tour

“My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece” said Claude Monet. And he chose Normandy as the place where he wanted to live, work and play. …

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The prettiest villages in Normandy

It’s official – these are the prettiest villages in Normandy according to the Plus Beaux Villages de France Association. They award the coveted recognition to …

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48 hours in and around Le Havre, Normandy

Le Havre’s port is vast. And its contemporary architecture has UNESCO heritage status in recognition of its exceptional urban design on a grand scale. This …

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5 must see WW2 sites in Normandy, France

To understand what WW2 was truly like, you must take a trip to Normandy, France to see where some of the most monumental events took …

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What to do in Lyons-la-Foret, Normandy

Lyons-la-Foret is a picturesque village, hidden in the heart of one of the oldest and largest forests of Normandy, where the beech trees are several …

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The best things to do in Le Havre, Normandy

Le Havre in Normandy was once a hugely popular seaside resort. After the Paris to Le Havre railway line opened in 1847, it brought Parisians …

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The best tours of Normandy | Visit like a local not a tourist

Normandy is a land of lush meadows, gorgeous beaches, bucolic countryside, picturesque villages, grand monuments and historic sites. It’s famous for its apples and cheese, …

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