A Self Guided Walk Around Coutances

The tourist Office in Coutances has just produced a leaflet if you’d like to take a self guided walk around Coutances. It’s available in French and has also been translated into English and German. Start at the tourist office and follow the map and commentary. Look above the shops and you’ll find interesting façades and […]

Visiting The Bayeux War Cemetery and Memorial

The Bayeux War Cemetery and Memorial honours almost 6500 soldiers Second World War. It’s the largest cemetery of Commonwealth soldiers in France. The cemetery contains 4,648 burials, mostly of the Invasion of Normandy. Opposite the cemetery stands the Bayeux Memorial which commemorates more than 1,800 casualties of the Commonwealth forces who died in Normandy and […]

Christmas Comes to Coutances

Christmas has already arrived in Coutances with the launch at the beginning of December of a festive programme of events.   There’s already been a lantern parade and activities for children. This weekend sees the cathedral lit up for a son et lumière show. The show will run from 9th – 24th December from 6pm […]