The resort of Deauville ( 14 Calvados, Normandie) holds a spectacular New Years Eve Parade for young and old alike – 31 December 2012
From 5.30pm in the Place du Marché the grande parade de Deauville is a floodlit parade of floats and balloons and is a fine close to the old Year.
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There is an annual cider festival at Le Sap (61 Orne, Normamdie), not far from Vimoutiers and Camembert country! – 9-10 November 2013 – Fête du Cidre à l’ancienne
Traditional production of cider with specific tools of the 18th century usually exhibited in the museum “from the apple to the Calvados”
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In the heart of Normandy, famous for apples, cider, cream and cheese there is an Apple Festival – Festival de la Pomme en Pays d’Auge 29 September – 7 October 2012
To the south of Deauville (14 Calvados,Normandie) there will be numerous events throughout the area, where you can get to know the different varieties
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-Lisieux’s (traditional Christmas market takes place on the place Mitterand from 7-9 December 2012
Don’t miss the choirs singing and the arrival of Father Christmas himself. More than seventy stands sell gifts, food and other Christmas provisions.
Famous for its brilliant white basilica, the annual Christmas mass takes places in the crypt of Saint Theresa’s
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Throughout the EU the countries of the Council of Europe hold annual open days to 17/18 September 2011
The weekend provides endless opportunities to discover and explore a wealth of France’s cultural and sometimes industrial treasures – history, archictecture, arts and crafts, museums and galleries – wherever you are that weekend look out for the
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To celebrate the 66th Anniversary of the invasion of Normandy in 1944, Normandy hosts a number of events near Bayeux – both commemorative and appropriately solemn, but also fireworks and a party!
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Rouen (72 Seine Maritime, Normandie) brings together some of the work of Monet, Pisarro and Gauguin to celebrare the city’s place in Impressionist Art with “Une ville pour Impressionnisme: Monet, Pissarro, Gauguin à Rouen” (“A City for Impressionism”) – all part of a wider Normandy Impressionist festival over the summer of 2013 – Impressionist Normandy
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Caen (14 Calvados, Normandie) holds its Wonderful World of Christmas Market from 1 – 24 December 2012 This includes a traditional Christmas market of wooden chalets in the centre of the town (Place du Theatre).
© Guichard / Office de Tourisme de Caen
…over 50 stands selling with an outstanding array of Christmas goodies
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Every year the Association Tour de Normandie des Vehicules Historiques (Classic Car Rally of Normandy Association) organises a rally of vintage cars through the back roads of Normandie.
The 2009 Tour de Normandie takes place 20-24 June 2012 and comprises a leisurely amble through the Normandy countryside (le Bocage) and along the coast. Starting from
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Caen (14, Calvados, Normandy) is a major French port and a cross-channel ferry port – but, of course, the Ferry docks at Ouistreham which is on the coast, whilst the city of Caen is 10 miles inland – but is nevertheless a major port in its own right, by virtue of the Caen canal which
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