Everything You Want To Know About Travelling With A Dog To Normandy

If you’re looking for a holiday abroad but aren’t sure what the options are for travelling with a dog to Normandy then this guide has been written for you. Leaving your dog behind when you go on holiday as they’re part of the family and also not enjoying your holiday because you miss your dog […]

The Biggest Carnival in Western France

Granville hosts Western France’s biggest carnival every year attracting around 150,000 visitors. Today is the last day of the 144th carnival the town has hosted and will culminate with a confetti fight during the final parade. Big bags of confetti have been on sale for weeks as people prepare for ‘la bataille’. It’s a fun […]

#BookDirect To Save Money On Your Holiday

There’s a day for everything and today is #BookDirect day – highlighting the benefits of booking directly with an independent holiday home owner. The majority of big Online Travel Agents or listing sites charge both owners and holidaymakers commission and service fees. Booking directly means you can save money and make sure the property is […]

Guest Review for Normandy Gite Holidays

  It’s always such a wonderful compliment when guests take the time to give feedback. Imagine my delight to receive such a glowing review for Normandy Gite Holidays from my New Year guests. The gite was originally a stable and has been totally transformed. The kitchen/diner is often commented on by guests as being a […]

What People in Normandy Will Be Eating This Evening

As if eating frangipane flavoured puff pastry cakes throughout January wasn’t enough, people in Normandy will be eating pancakes (crêpes) this evening. Today is a religious festival known as La Chandeleur (Candlemas) that is celebrated on the 2nd February – exactly 40 days after Christmas. French pancakes tend to be fairly thin and are cooked […]