See Normandy

See Normandy's glorious sights, from vibrant cities and medieval ports to famous tourist attractions such as the Bayeux Tapestry and Mont Saint-Michel. It’s just a hop across the Channel with Brittany Ferries from Poole or Portsmouth.


The iconic ‘St Michael’s Mount’ is one of Normandy’s most visited attractions – and its haunting outline appearing through the mists at low tide will take your breath away.
Plan your trip to the Mont-Saint-Michel (External link)

The Bayeux Tapestry

Getting up close to a preserved piece of 11th-century history isn’t something you can do everywhere. Come and see this visual storybook of the Norman Conquest for yourself…
Plan your trip to see the Bayeux Tapestry (External link)

Medieval ports: Honfleur & Barfleur

Colourful and full of character, these two pretty Norman ports entice visitors with galleries, boutiques and an ever-changing seaside backdrop.
Plan your trip to Honfleur (External link) and Barfleur (External link) .

Cities: Le Havre, Caen & Rouen

A city break to Normandy will have you gawping at soaring church towers, museums stuffed with priceless art and the sinuous curve of the River Seine.
Plan your trip to Le Havre (External link) , Caen (External link) and Rouen (External link) .

The D-Day Beaches

Five vast expanses of golden sand fringe Normandy, and frame it within a crucial event in modern European history. Come and walk, run, swim, reflect.
Plan your trip to the D-Day Beaches (External link) .

Jumièges Abbey

These magnificent monastic ruins are a place of peaceful contemplation for many visitors, who come to admire their limestone majesty and beautiful riverside setting.
Plan your trip to the Jumièges Abbey (External link)

19th-century seaside resorts: Etretat, Deauville & Trouville

Nature has carved shapes in the cliffs at Etretat (External link) , while Deauville (External link) and Trouville (External link) are chic and arty seaside resorts full of eye candy.

Get there with Brittany Ferries

The best way of exploring Normandy is in the comfort of your own car, packed with everything you need. With Brittany Ferries you can sail direct to Normandy, choosing either a cruise ferry service from Portsmouth to Caen or Le Havre, or from Poole to Cherbourg.
Plan your trip to Normandy with Brittany Ferries. (External link)

Visit the Normandy Tourist Office website for more information. (External link)

Normandy, France