A relaxing holiday in Normandy

Although the October holidays are almost over, it's the ideal time to explore Normandy. Everywhere will be quieter, even Mont St Michel, which can be busy during the summer holidays. It's Normandy's most popular visitor attraction and well worth a visit. Posted by Chris at www.normandygiteholidays.com #NormandyGiteHolidays #NormandyActivities #montstmichel #normandyabbey   Check this out on […]

Stained glass window in Barfleur church

The small fishing village of Barfleur is described as one of Normandy's prettiest villages. This stained glass window commemorates the village being liberated on 21 June 1944. The style is very modern and shows Barfleur's harbour and skyline. Posted by Chris at www.normandygiteholidays.com #NormandyTownsAndVillages #barfleur #stainedglass #normandychurches   Check this out on Google+

The cloister at Mont St Michel

The cloister’s function was to provide access to all the essential rooms: the refectory, kitchens, church, dormitory, chapter hall and the archives. Only the north gallery, looking out towards the sea, was not meant to serve as a way of communication with other rooms. The principal functions of monastic life, except for work and reception, […]

Granville high town

This interesting building in Granville high town in Normandy is full of charm. With its turret and half timbered facade, it perches on the edge of a square opposite the church. The rear of the building looks south towards the harbour and views towards Mont St Michel. Posted by Chris at www.normandygiteholidays.com #NormandyTownsAndVillages #NormandyGiteHolidays #granville […]

Abbey de la Lucerne in Normandy

There's still time to visit the abbey before it closes at the beginning of November for the winter period. Built in the 12th century, it has undergone an extensive restoration programme. There are several buildings to explore on the site including the charming gatehouse seen from the abbey grounds. Post and photo by Chris at […]

Family friendly activities in Normandy

If you're visiting Normandy on holiday, check out some of the activities you and your family can enjoy. From mini farms, adventure parks and aquariums, discover how to spend your time here. http://bit.ly/1LDKnXD Post by Chris at https://www.normandygiteholidays.com #NormandyFor Families #NormandyActivities   Check this out on Google+