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 via the tourist office, wander round for free on your own or purchase an information guide from the tourist office. Information about the tours are available here http://bayeux-bessin-tourisme.com/en/visiteguidee/the-cathedral-of-bayeux/ The information guide is by François Neveux and […]

The abbey church in Lessay, Normandy

The church on the left hand side of the photograph is part of the Benedictine abbey founded in 1056. It was almost entirely destroyed twice – once in 1356 and again in 1944. Although the bombings that Normandy endured in 1944 caused some of the damage, explosives planted by German troops caused the majority of […]

Gothic architecture in Normandy

The Notre-Dame Cathedral in Coutances is one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in Normandy. The imposing building dominates the Coutances skyline with its grandeur. Close up, you get to see the intricate detail both inside and on the exterior. Gargoyles, rabbits, archers and dragons are just some of the elements to be found. […]

Gothic Cathedral in Coutances

Originally shared by +Gavray gite rentals, Normandy France A Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral constructed from 1210 to 1274 that incorporates the remains of an earlier Norman cathedral. Although much of Coutances was damaged during World War II, the building escaped relatively unscathed. Rising majestically above the town, it can be seen as far away as […]

Gothic Cathedral in Coutances

A Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral constructed from 1210 to 1274 that incorporates the remains of an earlier Norman cathedral. Although much of Coutances was damaged during World War II, the building escaped relatively unscathed. Rising majestically above the town, it can be seen as far away as Jersey. Entry is free and it is open […]