The best Normandy tours and excursions

5 Apr

Ophorus offer tours and excursions in France with a difference. They’re not your average tour company. What makes them totally standout is their ability to offer visitors to France a wide range of tours that are authentic, unique and allow you to experience real France with local guides. They operate in all regions, one of […]

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Guide to Calvados – the drink and the place

8 Sep

Calvados is both a place and a drink. It is a department that lies in the heart of Normandy and includes amongst its many jewels the pretty harbour town of Honfleur, swanky Deauville, and the port town of Caen, capital of Calvados as well as William the conqueror’s last home town. This area is known […]

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Guide to Calvados – the drink and the place

8 Sep

Calvados is both a place and a drink. It is a department that lies in the heart of Normandy and includes amongst its many jewels the pretty harbour town of Honfleur, swanky Deauville, and the port town of Caen, capital of Calvados as well as William the conqueror’s last home town. This area is known […]

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4 great day trip destinations in the department of Manche, Normandy

25 May

Normandy has just about everything for holiday makers to France – picturesque villages, gorgeous sandy beaches, historic towns, exquisite countryside and the most delicious gastronomy. Wherever you go on holiday in Normandy, you’ll find some fabulous day trip destinations not far away including the world famous Mont-St-Michel. Here are four more of our favourites in […]

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La Couronne | the restaurant in Rouen, Normandy that inspired Julia Child

18 Apr

The Norman city of Rouen is brimming with historical gems. Located just a 90-mile drive northwest of Paris, Rouen is perhaps best known for its 4th-century Gothic cathedral that so inspired Impressionist painter Claude Monet. In addition to its architecture, Rouen has a reputation as a great center for the literary arts. Authors Gustave Flaubert […]

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