Normandy Top 10

Mont St Michel, Normandy

Mont St Michel

Mont St Michel is extremely popular and during July and August it can get very busy. Check the website for
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Cathedral at Rouen

Rouen

Rouen is known for its Notre Dame cathedral, with its Tour de Beurre (butter tower) The cathedral's gothic façade (completed
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Camembert

Camembert cheese

Visit the village of Camembert for a glimpse of the authentic, old, rural, and agricultural Normandy. Located between the Pays
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bayeux war cemetery

British and American war cemeteries

The Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer honours American troops who died in Europe during World War II. The cemetery
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Etretat in Normandy

Etretat

The coastal resort town of Etretat in the Seine-Maritime Department of Upper Normandy is famous for its white shingle beach
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Giverny in Normandy

Monet’s garden, house and art gallery

Claude Monet's property at Giverny (house and gardens), left by his son to the Académie des Beaux-Arts in 1966, became
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Honfleur

Honfleur

The pretty port of Honfleur nestled in the Seine estuary is delightfully picturesque. Many years ago, wealthy Honfleur shipowners had
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Cité de la mer, Cherbourg

The Cité de la Mer (city of the sea) is a maritime museum housed in an arto-deco monument built in 1933.
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Bayeux tapestry

The Bayeux Tapestry is an embroidered cloth nearly 70 metres (230 ft) long and 50 centimetres (20 in) tall, which depicts the
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D-Day landing beaches

The Normandy landings (codenamed Operation Neptune) were the landing operations on 6 June 1944 (D-Day) of the Allied invasion of
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