Insider’s Guide

My Insider’s Guide To Normandy

D Day Festival Normandy 2015

D Day Festival Normandy 2015

Check out the programme of events taking place throughout Normandy until 14 June. The D Day Festival commemorates the Allied ...
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Blooming lovely

Blooming lovely

I really enjoy this time of year when the garden suddenly bursts into life with a riot of colour. Lupins ...
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Weather forecast for Normandy

Weather forecast for Normandy

If the forecast is correct, we're due for a pleasant weekend in La Manche. Gavray is just south of Coutances, ...
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A tropical beach in Normandy?

A tropical beach in Normandy?

It looks tropical but this photo was taken in Donville-les-Bains in Normandy. There are miles and miles of lovely sandy ...
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Classsic car rally in Granville, Normandy

Classsic car rally in Granville, Normandy

The Christian Dior Paris to Granville classic car rally arrives in Granville today. The rally takes place every two years ...
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a day discovering the WW2 sites

A Day Discovering the WW2 Sites in Normandy

If you have just 24 hours in Normandy you could spend a day discovering the WW2 sites. There is a ...
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abbey in Caen

Resting place of William the Conqueror in Normandy

The Abbaye Aux Hommes in Caen, Normandy is the original resting place of William the Conqueror. The abbey was founded ...
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Beautiful beaches along the Cotentin Peninsula in Normandy

The beautiful, yet quiet, sandy beaches along the Cotentin Peninsula in Normandy are not to be missed. This photo is ...
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The 51st Tour de la Manche cycle race will finish in Granville

The 51st Tour de la Manche cycle race will finish in Granville

The 51st Tour de la Manche cycle race will start with le grand départ in Valognes on 7th May. The ...
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7th Springtime Fete and Flower Festival in Normandy

The 7th springtime fete and flower festival is being held this weekend in Normandy. Sunday's event will start at 2pm ...
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Happy May Day and Joyeux Fête du Travail

Happy May Day and Joyeux Fête du Travail

May Day is being celebrated today in France. Known as Fête du Travail, it's a national holiday in France when ...
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Celebrating the 70 year anniversary of French women voting

Celebrating the 70 year anniversary of French women voting

This video celebrates French women voting for the first time on 29 April 1945.Shared by Chris of Gavray Gites. Credit ...
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