Summer Events in Normandy

Brochures for summer events in Normandy are now out. I picked up two brochures this week; one was for Coutances and the other for Villedieu-les-Poêles. Highlights in the Coutances area include: Guided tours of the upper parts of the cathedral in English every Tuesday afternoon at 4.30pm. They run from July 9th to August 27th […]

Exhibitions In Villedieu-les-Poêles, Normandy

There are two exhibitions in Villedieu-les-Poêles happening right now. The first exhibition is in the Tourist Office and is called Souvenirs de nos campagnes (Memories of our campaigns). It’s a tribute to the soldiers of World War 2 who liberated Normandy towns and villages after D-Day. The exhibition is the work of Monsieur Gabriel Bossard […]

Top 3 Normandy Museums

There are plenty of museums to choose from in Normandy so I’ve selected my top three. They’re perfect for museum buffs or for a rainy day activity. The three museums are in Cherbourg, Caen and Bayeux. https://www.normandygiteholidays.com/wp-admin/plugins.php Cité de la Mer Cherbourg is much more than a Normandy arrival and departure port for ferries. There […]

D-Day In La Manche Region of Normandy

This week Normandy is hosting a whole range of events to commemorate D-Day. Four of the D-Day landing beaches are in the department of Calvados while the fifth is located in La Manche region. In La Manche region the key locations are Carentan, Sainte-Mère-Église and Utah Beach. The full calendar of events in Normandy can […]