Seasonal Events in Normandy

/Seasonal Events in Normandy

Fairs, markets and celebrations or other events taking place near the farmhouse(s).

Christmas & New Year in Normandy

Christmas & New Year at Le Mesnil Gonfroy and La Germainiere. All the local villages and towns are decorated from early December and the Christmas markets are in full swing offering wonderful selection of gifts to suit everyone. We always [...]

Christmas Shopping Breaks in Normandy

Why not take a short break in one of our Normandy farmhouses this November and December and enjoy the wonderful French Christmas markets? Visit Cherbourg on your way through with its skating rink and Christmas lights (4 Dec -3 Jan) [...]

November 18th, 2015|Normandy Holiday Info, Seasonal Events in Normandy|

Visit Coutances

Coutances is a beautiful city with narrow, winding medieval streets and courtyards mixed with impressive 18th century town houses. The town is dominated by the thousand year old Norman cathedral of “Our Lady” with its two 80 metre high towers, Gothic [...]

Wildlife of Normandy

Spring April is such a special time in Normandy and this year was no exception. The weather was beautiful and the primroses were everywhere on the roadside banks with the early orchids and violets and Greater Stitchwort just coming into flower. [...]

Short Breaks in Normandy

Relax, unwind and enjoy a few days in   this beautiful unspoilt corner of Normandy. Le Mesnil Gonfroy and La Germainiere are stunning farmhouses, beautifully equipped with everything you need for a special out of season break. Each house has great [...]

September 27th, 2011|Normandy Holiday Info, Seasonal Events in Normandy|

Vide Greniers and Local Markets

Vide Greniers (translated as "empty your attic") are much more than an English car boot sale. The whole village closes its streets and there are dozens, sometimes hundreds, of stalls selling bric a brac, clothes and food. It is a whole [...]

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