From the historical coasts to inland treasures
Normandy, land of History and Liberty
Sword, Juno, Gold, Omaha and Utah beaches
- Discover the D-Day landing beaches, the cemeteries, the airborne sectors, the battlefields and the D-day museums.
- Walk in the main cities of these battles: Caen, Arromanches, Port-en-Bessin, Colleville, Sainte-Mère l’Eglise…You’ll never forget the breathtaking view from the Pointe du Hoc.
- Visit the highlights of Overlord with our private expert guides.
- Knowledge, passion and enthusiasm for an unforgettable trip in Normandy!
Normandy, land of leisure and landscapes
Deauville, Cabourg, Honfleur, Saint-Malo, casinos, horse races … and the must-visit “Mont Saint Michel”
- Visit Normandy like a French : Walk on the famous ‘planches’ of Deauville, have a drink in the Grand Hotel of Cabourg, bet on horse races at the Deauville hippodrome or play blackjack in one of the famous Normandy coast casinos…
- You can’t leave Normandy without having seen the famous Mont-Saint-Michel : The « Wonder of the Western World » forms a tower in the heart of an immense bay invaded by the highest tides in Europe. With Rome and Saint Jacques de Compostelle, this great spiritual and intellectual centre, was one of the most important places of pilgrimage for the medieval occident. UNESCO has classed the Mont Saint-Michel as a world heritage in 1979.
- Less-known but no less wonderful are small cities as Honfleur (heart of Impressionist painters), Saint Malo, Dinard, Dinan…
Normandy, land of many ancestral know-how
Fine porcelain, embroidery, tapestry of Bayeux, Honfleur and cheeses
- Don’t miss the other assets of Normandy just a few miles from the famous D-Day beaches.
- Visit a lace workshop and meet a ‘Meilleur Ouvrier de France’. She will show you her creations in needle-point and bobbin laces.
- Admire the famous Bayeux Tapestry, an embroidered cloth of nearly 230 ft long and 20 in tall, which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England. It belongs to UNESCO heritage since 2007.
- Enjoy a very nice walk in the little harbour-city of Honfleur with its picturesque backstreets and timber-framed houses. We will make you meet artists and painting galleries. Honfleur is a town of painters and Impressionism with a deep soul that makes it irresistible.
- Discover the long tradition of Bayeux hand painted porcelain in a cute ‘boutique-atelier’.
- Last but no least, some of the most famous French cheeses are produced in Normandy: Camembert, Livarot, Pont L’Evêque…we’ll make you taste them with a glass of typical Normand cider.