Insider’s Guide

My Insider’s Guide To Normandy

Searching for Treasure in Normandy this Weekend

Searching for Treasure in Normandy this Weekend

'Vide greniers' (literally means empty lofts) are a very popular weekend activity in Normandy. A similar concept to a car ...
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bayeux cathedral

Visit the Historic Bayeux Cathedral in Normandy

Bayeux in Normandy is home to this beautiful cathedral and just a 75 minute drive from Gavray. The medieval town, ...
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Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of The Channel Islands

Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of The Channel Islands

A Heritage Festival is being held until 11 May on Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Herm and Sark. Many buildings will be ...
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rock pooling in Granville

Rock Pooling in Granville, Normandy

Now that the weather is getting warmer, it's the perfect time to enjoy some time rock pooling. It's a great ...
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Hambye Abbey

Hambye Abbey – Benedictine Medieval Monastery

The Abbaye Notre-Dame de Hambye was founded in around 1145. Not all of the abbey remains intact, but this beautiful ...
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Timelapse of the Mont St Michel Super Tide

Timelapse of the Mont St Michel Super Tide

What an amazing view! Click on the pic to watch the time lapse as the tide comes in and completely ...
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Jazz Festival in Coutances, Normandy

Jazz Festival in Coutances, Normandy

The festival is an annual event and will take place from 8 - 16 May 2015 in Coutances, Normandy. The ...
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coutances cathedral

Gothic Cathedral in Coutances

A Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral constructed from 1210 to 1274 that incorporates the remains of an earlier Norman cathedral. Although ...
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Normandy Tide of the Century

Normandy Tide of the Century

Great pictures from Sabina Lorkin of the 'tide of the century' (not sure why it's called that as it happens ...
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