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Visit outstanding cultural attractions or take a hike amongst the peaks? A romantic tour of the wine route or a family cruise? What will this year's
French holiday bring?

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.
Mont Saint-Michel

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.
Mont-Saint-Michel

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…
The Bayeux Tapestry

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.
Medieval ports: Honfleur & Barfleur

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.
Cities: Le Havre, Caen & Rouen

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.
The D-Day Beaches

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.
Jumièges Abbey

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

Nature has carved shapes in the cliffs at Etretat, while Deauville and Trouville are chic and arty seaside resorts full of eye candy.
19th-century seaside resorts: Etretat, Deauville & Trouville

Normandy by night

From sound & light shows on cathedrals to firework displays over the sea, open-air night markets or a taste of Rouen’s and Caen’s party scenes, there are lots of ways to go nocturnal in Normandy!
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Normandy