Etretat

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The main star of the show in Etretat would be the cliffs due to their exceptional natural drama and aided by the fact they were painted so memorably by famous impressionists. Over the year’s erosion has created extraordinary arches in … Read More

Manche Department

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The Manche department is in north-west Normandy, on the Cotentin Peninsula, which extends into the English Channel. There is Cherbourg at the northern end and the departmental capital of Saint-Lo. Manche is best known as being home to the world-famous … Read More

Arromanches

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Arromanches, which is more correctly known as Arromanches-les-Bains, is a coastal town found in the Calvados department of Lower Normandy. It is a moving, pleasant seaside town, famous for the part it played in the D-Day landings on June 6th … Read More

Le Havre

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In northern France’s Normandy region, you will find Le Havre, which is a major port situated where the Seine river meets the English Channel. Le Havre is joined to the city across the estuary, Honfleur, by the Pont de Normandie … Read More

Dieppe

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Dieppe is a coastal community in the Siene Maratime department in the Normandy region of Northern France, a port on the English Channel at the mouth of the Arques river. Famous for its scallops, with its regular ferry service to … Read More

The Building of Rouen Catherdral

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The impressive Gothic Rouen cathedral has the tallest church spire in France. A fine example of a wealth of history, art and architectural details. La cathedrale primatiale Notre-Dame de l’Assomption de Rouen, Rouen cathedral is one of the most magnificent … Read More

Spring in Normandy

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When the cold weather starts to feel like it is never ending, what better way to brush off the winter blues and lethargy then by enjoying the great outdoors in France’s beautiful Normandy. You are literally spoilt for choice with … Read More

Food Specialities in Normandy

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As a region with an amazing agricultural heritage and with a impressive shoreline stretching along the northern border, it is understandable that Normandy is home to some of France’s best known foods. The freshness and the range of the seafood … Read More

Caen

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Why not plan a trip to this beautiful Normandy destination? Caen is one of Normandy’s most important cities and although small it’s a delight to visit. It has a population of around 106,000 and is the capital of Calavados and … Read More

Normandy the Home of Impressionism

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Impressionist Painters set up their easels along the Channel coast and along the banks of the beautiful River Seine, in Monet’s private gardens in Giverny and in Rouen’s Old Town, who were inspired by the unique light, the beauty and … Read More

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