Enjoying a Normandy holiday

Time to relax

  Holidays are a time of great excitement; choosing where to go, planning what you might do and then the anticipation and build up. Spending a holiday with friends or family and enjoying the time away together is priceless. You can

Gourmet food

Gourmet food

Think of France and you immediately think of food and drink. Famous for wine, cheese, crispy baguettes, thin crêpes, pâtisserie, fôie gras, and crème brûlée amongst others. There are Normandy specialities to be enjoyed thanks, in part, to its proximity

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Explore the local area

There’s so much to see and do in Normandy and Gavray is the ideal base from which to explore La Manche region. The towns of Granville, Coutances, and Villedieu-les-Poêles are all within a 20 minute drive. The larger towns of Saint-Lô,

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Steeped in history

References to William the Conqueror, the D-Day landings and the Bayeux Tapestry are to be found throughout Normandy. The Bayeux Tapestry is a 70 metre long tapestry which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England, William I and Harold


Abbeys, cathedrals, chateaux

Coutances Cathedral, Hambye Abbey, the Chateau at Gratot, Lucerne Abbey, and Bayeux Cathedral are just some of the historic buildings within close reach of the gite. The renowned abbey of Mont St Michel is only 45 minutes away and an

Normandy beach at Donville

Endless beaches

The coastline in Normandy stretches from bay at Mont St Michel, up to Cherbourg, along the D-Day landing beaches, to Le Havre, Dieppe and beyond. The Alabaster Coast which starts just north of Le Havre in Upper Normandy is characterised

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