Insider’s Guide

D-Day sculpture

Normandy’s Arromanches D Day Garden

The recently installed Arromanches D Day garden pays tribute to the veterans of the Battle of Normandy. The garden is ...
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Garden in Coutances

A Garden In Coutances With A Difference

The public garden in Coutances is just that little bit different. It's one of Normandy's oldest public gardens having been ...
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Longues sur Mer abbey

Longues sur Mer Abbey in Normandy

Introduction In the quiet village of Longues sur Mer is a beautiful Benedictine abbey dating from the 12th century. The ...
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Family friendly farm in Normandy

A Family Friendly Farm in Normandy

There's a family friendly farm less than 10 minutes from Gavray that's suitable for younger guests. It's called La Ferme ...
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A Normandy Chocolatier

A Normandy Chocolatier

On World Chocolate Day let's visit a Normandy chocolatier. In Granville there are two outlets for Yver Chocolatier who make ...
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Summer Events in Normandy

Summer Events in Normandy

Brochures for summer events in Normandy are now out. I picked up two brochures this week; one was for Coutances ...
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Villedieu-les-Poêles Mairie

Exhibitions In Villedieu-les-Poêles, Normandy

There are two exhibitions in Villedieu-les-Poêles happening right now. The first exhibition is in the Tourist Office and is called ...
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Normandy cider

Where To Buy Normandy Cider

I visited La Ferme de la Butte this week to sample and buy some Normandy cider. They're fairly local to ...
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What's On In Normandy This Weekend

What’s On In Normandy This Weekend

Looking to find out what's on in Normandy this weekend? Here are just a few suggestions. Fête de la Musique ...
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Normandy museums

Top 3 Normandy Museums

There are plenty of museums to choose from in Normandy so I've selected my top three. They're perfect for museum ...
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Buying cheese in Granville

Buying Cheese in Granville, Normandy

If you're looking to buy cheese in Granville, then Le Fromager de la Baie is the place to go. the ...
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Guided tour in Roncey

A Guided Tour in Roncey, Normandy

Earlier this week I went on a guided tour in Roncey, a small Normandy village in La Manche region. For ...
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