Regnéville-sur-mer

Normandy Advent Calendar, Day 13. The ruined chateau at Regnéville-sur-mer was constructed in the 12th century although much of what remains today dates from the 14th century. In the mid 15th century it was seized by the Duke of Gloucester. You can take a tour of what remains of the chateau although the tower (pictured) […]

The chateau at Nacqueville

The chateau is tucked away in a green and coastal valley just 15 minutes west of Cherbourg in Normandy. Construction started in 1510 and originally a high wall surrounded it. The wall was demolished in the 18th and 19th centuries to reveal the splendour of the chateau. The gatehouse still remains. In 1830 the gardens […]