How To Make A Normandy Aperitif

Kir normand is a traditional Normandy aperitif (an apéro). You drink it while waiting for your food to arrive in a restaurant. The recipe is 2cl of crème de cassis (blackberry liqueur), 2cl of calvados (apple brandy) top the glass up with dry sparkling Normandy cider. You can also replace the cider with sparkling white […]

Top 10 Tips For Visiting Mont-Saint-Michel

Here are my top 10 tips for visiting Mont-Saint-Michel. Factor in time to get from the car park to the island. It could take half an hour depending on where you park. Try and park as near to the shuttle buses as possible. Check out the Tourist Information Centre leaflet which has a map of the […]

2019 Normandy Music Festivals

This fantastic map shows the range of Normandy music festivals taking place in 2019. (Credit Normandy Tourism) For all the details you can visit their website . There’s a wide range of concerts and festivals to appeal to different audiences. One of the biggest events is taking place at Hérouville-Saint-Clair near Caen from 4th – 7th […]

New Grace Kelly Exhibition At The Christian Dior Museum In Normandy

Princess Grace of Monaco will be the focus of a new exhibition at the Christian Dior museum in Normandy. As an actress she was known as Grace Kelly and became Princess of Monaco in 1956 following her marriage to Prince Rainier III. A selection of around 90 items from her wardrobe will look at the […]