Normandy Holidays Blog

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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. [...]

Our Corner of Normandy

We are very passionate about this very unspoilt corner of France and its traditions and culture. We discovered it about twenty years ago and now visit several times each year to soak up its different pace of life. Somehow, time [...]

Depot Vente (bric a brac and furniture)

If you want a mounted head of a wild boar (who doesn't?), an antique wooden settle, an old oil lamp, a Victorian necklace, a bike or just six chairs, then here is the place to come. We love the truly [...]

Golf Breaks in Normandy

Our Normandy farmhouses are ideally situated within easy reach of several extremely good golf courses. There are three links courses situated on the amazing coastline: Golf de Granville, Breville sur Mer - an 18 hole links course and a second course of 9 [...]

March 20th, 2012|Normandy Holiday Info, Outdoor Activities|

Christmas and New Year in Normandy

  Hambye Abbey in Winter The festive season starts in early December when all the towns and villages are decorated with pretty lights and sparkling Christmas trees. Christmas markets spring up throughout the neighbourhood and the usual Normandy [...]

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|

20% Discount on Brittany Ferries

If you book a holiday with us in one of our beautiful farmhouses in Normandy, we can give you a discount on your ferry crossings to France of up to 20%. This is for any number of cars and passengers [...]

September 20th, 2011|Normandy Holiday Info, Travelling to Normandy|

Walking in Normandy

Walking boots are a must here! This area of Normandy is zigzagged with Medieval cattle and sheep droves, which now form a network of paths which allow us to explore rural Normandy. Walks can vary between 2 and 20km or [...]

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 [...]

Seafood of Normandy

We love it and if you do you’re in for a real treat! With the largest mussel beds in Europe, acres of oysters, crabs, palourdes and praires (clams), boulots (whelks), bigorneaux (winkles), ormeaux (ormers) huge prawns and shrimps, this is [...]

March 10th, 2011|Normandy Holiday Info, Tastes of Normandy|
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