Dahlias in Coutances

The annual Dahlia Festival takes place in Coutances, Normandy throughout September. Here's a beautiful specimen which will be on display. Coutances is just a 15 minute drive from Gavray. Photo and more information from www.educagri.fr Post by Chris of Gavray Gites #gavray #normandy #normandie #dahlia #garden #flowers #coutances   Check this out on Google+

Gourmet biscuits from Normandy

The Maison du Biscuit near Barneville Carteret in Normandy produces gourmet biscuits. Alongside the traditional Galettes Normandes and Langue de Chat (made with almonds), you'll also find cookies, meringues, brownies and much more. The business was established in 1903 and five generations later, it is still a family run concern. With a shop and a […]

Titanic artifacts and stories at Cherbourg

Discover 35 Titanic artifacts at the Cité de la Mer in Cherbourg until 15 November. Cherbourg was a port of call for The Titanic on 10th April 1912. The items have been salvaged from the wreck of the Titanic by the American company RMS Titanci Inc and give an insight into the lives and stories […]

Goat and alpaca farm in Normandy

A visit to the farm in La Baleine is a great activity for children. Just a 15 minute drive from Gavray, you can take a guided tour on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 3pm. We were the only people for the tour so the owner, Benoit, explained about the goats and alpacas in English. Children […]

Cider and calvados tours in Normandy

This guide showcases a handful of the cider house and calvados distilleries in Normandy which the region is famed for. Cheers! Shared by Chris of Gavray Gites #normandy #gavray #cider #calvados #gourmettours Originally shared by +Sawday’s Explore the delights of Normandy cider and calvados with our special new itineraries: www.sawdays.co.uk/discovernormandy Normandy | Cider & calvados […]

Family day out to Champrepus Zoo

The zoo at Champrepus is located between Granville and Villedieu-les-poeles in Normandy. You'll find 60 different types of animals from all around the world, together with a mini farm. Check out the opening times at www.zoo-champrepus.com You can buy your tickets in advance from the Gavray tourist office and get a small discount. Posted by […]

Evening visit to the abbey at Mont St Michel

Throughout the summer the abbey at Mont St Michel in Normandy is open in the evenings. It really is much quieter and so is well worth doing to experience this magnificent attraction. We arrived in daylight, visited the abbey, saw the sun set and took this photo at around 10pm as we were leaving. The […]

Exploring the high town in Granville, Normandy

The high town in Granville is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the shops and casino below. You get great views of the town and the harbour from this vantage point. It’s home to a number of artists and galleries and has a gentle pace. It ¬†makes it the perfect artistic and […]