What's Normandy got to offer?
Normandy Tourist Information Links:
Please take a look through the leisure section links above to help you make the most of your holiday in Normandy, and remember that gite holidays in Normandy are very popular and it seems that every Gite in Normandy gets booked solid for the core summer months of the UK school holidays, so please try and book early!
In the North West of France is located one of the oldest and more influential region of the country- Normandy-
Normandy is a region full of contrasts, a mixture of seaside and countryside that will fire the imagination of the lovers of culture and greenery.
Normandy is a very rich region from every point of view. Normandy is a region full of natural resources-rivers, woods and not far from the seaside.
The small fishing ports have become, through the years, famous seaside resorts where people from all over the world like to spend their holiday.
But while many people will make the most of the beaches and lovely ports, the Normandy countryside still attracts many tourists with its nice prairies and green fields, remaining a nice and quiet place to relax and enjoy the joys of nature.
However back in 1944 the final stages of WW2 were unfolding and the Normandy countryside and beaches became a battleground. Much remains to be seen today of the Normandy landings, which acts as a reminder to the ultimate sacrifice made by so many.
With its undulating landscapes and green fields, Normandy will offer you fantastic and authentic landscapes.
You will also discover manors, abbeys, chateaux and many other traditional places you will keep very nice memories from!
The Horse Country, that’s how we could also describe Normandy, with its prestigious stud farms and very famous for its horse racings, which is a very traditional event in this region, above all in Deauville, where the famous yearlings sale takes place each year. Here is another feature of Normandy that will make all the lovers of horses happy!