Normandie is rightly known for the quality of its dairy produce (cheese, cream and butter) and apples (cider and Calvados) and -holds an annual Cheese Festival at Touffreville-sur-Eu (76 Seine-Maritime,…

Photo by julie aagaard on Pexels.com Villers-sur-Mer (14 Calvados, Normandie ) holds an annual Scallop and Gastronomy Festival Fete de la Coquille Saint Jacques et de la Gastronomie 28 -…

Normandy is a rich source of excellent food - rich cream and cheeses from the dairy, and apples for fruit, cider and calvados. This picture shows a crop waiting to…

A Plant fair at the Château de Crosville-sur-Douve (50 Manche, Normandie) - A Franco-British 'Journées des Plantes' Journées des plantes Franco-Britanniques' 20 - 21 April 2024 A little girl’s dream...…

This archaeological site is open to the public for this festival with reenactments and medieval market. The Chateau is located in the small undulating forestry region of Cinglais, to the…

A Normandie Whelk Festival (Foire aux Bulots) takes place in the small coastal village of Pirou (50 Manche., Normandie) 27 - 28 April 2024 Over two days festivities will include…

Deauville Music Festival, (14 Calvados, Normandie) runs 6 - 27 April 2024 also known as the Festival of Easter (Festival de Pâcques) is a feast of classical music with nine…

Neufchatel-en-Bray cheese - The Neufchatel-en-Bray (76 Seine-Maritime, Normandie) holds an annual Cheese Festival (Fete du Fromage) in the Autumn: 17 September 2023 Neufchatel Cheese Neufchatel cheese is made from cow's…

The extraordinary professional cycle race the Tour de France and its accompanying circus and roadshow hit the roads of France in July 29 June -  21 July 2024 Exceptionally, because…

The Normandy port of Port-en-Bessin-Huppain (14 Calvados, Normandie) holds its Scallop Festival (Le Gout du Large) 12 - 13 November 2022. Held in the biggest Scallop port in Normandie -…

Calvados apples A Normandy Cider Festival (journee de l'abre et du cidre, literally Day of the Tree and Cider) takes place at the Ecomusée in Saint Cyr-la-Rosiere (61 Orne, Normandie)…

Building work at Le Mont St Michel (50 Manche, Normandie) has been completed and President Francois Hollande on 31 October 2015 opened a bridge which restores the Abbey's island status…

Normandy is rightly famed for its cheeses, and the town of Pont l'Eveque celebrates its eponymous cheese with a Cheese Festival (Fete du Fromage) 18 - 21 May 2023. Over…

Cambremer Gourmet Festival (Les Rencontres de Cambremer) takes place 4 - 5 May 2024. The weekend includes a festival celebrating local produce, with the market of appellations (Le marché des…

The Normandy Tourist Board has published some stunning video of the magical Mont Saint Michel: an Island once more at the recent high tides: See more on Le Mont Saint-Michel…

France has always been keen on cycling - the annual Tour de France is probably the biggest cycle race in the world, covering over 3000km in 3 weeks each July,…