Insider’s Guide

La Pointe du Hoc

La Pointe du Hoc – A D-Day Sacrifice

La Pointe du Hoc is a headland in Saint-Pierre-du-Mont in the Calvados region of Normandy. It's set between Omaha and ...
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Coutances maze

Coutances Maze – It’s Amazing!

If you’re looking for some family fun, then the Coutances maze is open every day until 1st September. You can ...
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La Manche region

Discover La Manche Region of Normandy

The tourist offices here in La Manche region of Normandy produce a range of leaflets and booklets to help promote ...
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Saint-Malo – A Day Trip from Normandy

Although Saint-Malo is in Brittany, it’s very accessible from the southern Manche in Normandy. I have guests who go for ...
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Normandy free music concert

Normandy Free Music Concert

Head over to Nicorps this evening for a free music concert. The concert is part of a series of events ...
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Gavray boulangeries

Where To Buy The Best Bread in Gavray

There are three Gavray boulangeries all serving amazing breakfast pastries, bread and cakes. They’re all within a hundred metres of ...
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An Aerial View of La Manche Region in Normandy

La Manche region of Normandy’s characterised by its extensive coastline which surrounds a terrain of hedgerows, woodland and pastures (known ...
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Andouillerie, Gavray

I Discovered the Best Delicatessen in Gavray

The Andouillerie de la Baleine is a delicatessen in Gavray making a local speciality of andouille. It's a sausage made ...
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The Biggest Summer Weekend in Normandy

This weekend is full of entertainment and celebration in France. The 14th July is a national holiday in France and ...
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Marché Normand in Gavray

The Marché Normand in Gavray

Saturday 7th July saw the return of the Marché Normand in Gavray. It’s an annual event and the main street ...
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Coutances cathedral

What’s On In Coutances Cathedral

The guided tours of the upper galleries of Coutances Cathedral will start again on Sunday 8th July after a month's ...
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My Favourite Fortified Chateau Visit in Pirou

Let me take you on a tour of Pirou chateau. It was originally built out of wood on an island ...
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