Insider’s Guide

granville carnival

The Biggest Carnival in Western France

Granville hosts Western France's biggest carnival every year attracting around 150,000 visitors. Today is the last day of the 144th ...
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#BookDirect To Save Money On Your Holiday

There's a day for everything and today is #BookDirect day - highlighting the benefits of booking directly with an independent ...
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Normandy gite review

A Normandy Gite Review

It’s always such a wonderful compliment when guests take the time to give feedback. Imagine my delight to receive such ...
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What People in Normandy Will Be Eating This Evening

As if eating frangipane flavoured puff pastry cakes throughout January wasn't enough, people in Normandy will be eating pancakes (crêpes) ...
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The Ultimate Hiking Guide In and Around Coutances

If you're a hiker or walker, I've just found the perfect guide for you. Coutances Tourism have just produced a ...
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Saint-Martin le Vieux, Normandy

A Little Bit Of History Near Gavray

There's something quite mysterious about a ruined church that I find intriguing. The first mystery was that I didn't know ...
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A Meal Without Cheese Is Like A Day Without Sun …

… according to the French saying (un repas sans fromage c’est comme une journée sans soleil).  Which highlights perfectly the ...
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Bayeux cathedral

Take A Guided Tour of Bayeux Cathedral

The cathedral at Bayeux is simply stunning. If you want to take  a tour you can join a paid visit ...
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Pont de la Roque

Normandy in Black and White

Sometimes you have to stop the clock. And listen to your heart or your head. Take some time out and ...
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confiture de lait

Normandy Food Specialities

Normandy isn't only known for camembert and cider - there are plenty of other food and drink specialities. The lush ...
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Normandy guest review

Where To Stay In Normandy – A Guest Review

The gite has been open almost two years and this is the comment from my first guests. A lovely family ...
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Cycling Along the Headlands of La Sienne

Cycling arounds the headlands of La Sienne river affords wonderful views of the Normandy countryside. This 20km circular route starts ...
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