Christmas French foodie treats

These star shaped biscuits are made from dough similar to shortbread. Cocoa powder and cinnamon are added before they're rolled out. A sprinkling of sugar before they go in the oven and voila! A tasty French Christmas treat. Shared by Chris at #Frenchchristmas Originally shared by +Anne Lataillade Toujours dans la série petits #gâteaux […]

Gothic Cathedral in Coutances

Originally shared by +Gavray gite rentals, Normandy France A Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral constructed from 1210 to 1274 that incorporates the remains of an earlier Norman cathedral. Although much of Coutances was damaged during World War II, the building escaped relatively unscathed. Rising majestically above the town, it can be seen as far away as […]

Visit the Historic Bayeux Cathedral in Normandy

Originally shared by +Gavray gite rentals, Normandy France Bayeux in Normandy is home to this beautiful cathedral and just a 75 minute drive from Gavray. The medieval town, with its cobbled streets, is associated with William the Conqueror, the Bayeux Tapestry and the Battle of Hastings. The cathedral, which originally housed the tapestry, was consecrated […]

Normandy Towns and Villages

If you're thinking of planning a visit to Normandy, the Normandy Towns AndVillages collection is an excellent place to start. Normandy is divided into two administrative regions: Lower Normandy and Upper Normandy although will become one region on 1 January 2016. It covers 30,627 km² (11825 sq mi) with a population of around 3.45 million. […]