A contemporary and spacious 3 bedroom gite in Gavray. The ideal base from which to explore Normandy. Mont St Michel, Bayeux and the D-Day landing beaches are all within easy reach.
D-Day took place on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 and was the Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II. Today, the sites are a key visitor attraction for those wanting to pay their respects.
Bayeux is a medieval town in Normandy and the first town to be liberated by the Allied forces after D-Day. It is also famous for the tapestry that tells the story of the events leading up Norman conquest of England.
A visit to Mont-Saint-Michel should definitely be on your Normandy bucket list. It’s a rocky island commune topped with a 13th century Gothic abbey. Discover 13 centuries of history and restoration at this UNESCO World Heritage site.
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
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
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,
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
Coutances Cathedral, Hambye Abbey, the Chateau at Gratot, Lucerne Abbey, and Bayeux Cathedral are just some of the historic abbeys, cathedrals and chateaux within close reach of the gite. The renowned abbey of Mont St Michel is only 45 minutes
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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