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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Be a temporary local on this very best of Normandy tour

8 Feb

Normandy is a land of lush meadows, gorgeous beaches, bucolic countryside, picturesque villages, grand monuments and historic sites. It’s famous for its apples and cheese, delicious gastronomy and friendly people. It is the perfect place to get to know real, authentic France and there’s no better way to do that than with a local guide […]

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