71st D-Day Anniversary in Normandy

A great set of pictures to capture a wonderful moment on the D-Day landing beaches. Sabina Lorkin's post shared by Chris of Gavray Gites #Normandy #dday #landingbeaches Originally shared by +Sabina Lorkin D-Day Anniversary Normandy – Discover the moving moment when Gunner A. W. Glover returns to the D-Day Landing Beaches at Arromanches to lay […]

Normandy vélorail – a fun day out

The vélorail at Condé-sur-Vire is around a 45 minute drive from Gavray. Using an old railway track, you can take in the scenery as you cycle alongside the Vire river. The 11 kilometer journey takes about an hour and a half along a fairly flat track. Each cart takes 4 people with 2 people cycling […]

French toast with raspberry cream

This dessert is a great way to use up slightly stale bread.Beat 2 eggs, 50g sugar, 20cl full fat milk and a couple of drops of vanilla essence. The recipe uses a sachet of sucre vanille but vanilla essence will work just as well. Dip 8 slices of slightly stale bread into the mixture ensuring […]

D Day Festival Normandy 2015

Check out the programme of events taking place throughout Normandy until 14 June. The D Day Festival commemorates the Allied Landings of 6 June 1944. Events range from firework displays, parades with veterans, parachute jump displays and historic walks. More information and the full programme of events at www.ddayfestival.com Posted by Chris of Gavray Gites […]