Land of history, culture and traditions, Normandy shows visitors searching for authenticity and natural beauty its most beautiful finery. This peaceful and well-maintained region boasts an incredible landscape diversity, from forests, Norman bocage and rural grasslands to stunning white cliffs (Albâtre coast), the breathtaking Mount Saint-Michel bay, the meanders of the Seine Valley, Swiss Normandy or the marshes of Cotentin and Bessin.
Destination of leisure and relaxation, this heaven of peace has preserved a significant cultural, architectural and gastronomic heritage. Delights such as seafood, saltbush lamb, cider, “Pommeau de Normandie” and perry, teurgoule (Norman rice pudding), Isigny dairy products or cheeses from Aude region are a feast for the taste buds!
Fief of William the Conqueror and a major place of the D-Day landings, Normandy is home to an impressive number of attractive sites all year long: Saint Michel’s Mount and its prestigious Benedictine Abbey, the iconic Château-Gaillard, Coutances Gothic Cathedral, the medieval town of Bayeux, cities of art and history such as Caen and Rouen, chic resorts of Deauville and Bagnoles-de-l’Orne, the wonderful gardens of Monet, the charming village of Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei or the elegant castle of Carrouges.
Normandy is also a throwback to the Second World War through the D-Day beaches, the “Pointe du Hoc”, Caen memorial and its dedicated museums about this period of history.