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,…

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…

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,…

The traditional Christmas market and festive events in Rouen (76 Seine-Maritime, Normandie) take place from 23 November - 24 December 2023 around the Cathedral (place de la Cathedrale). In previous…

The Christmas Market at Harfleur (76 Seine-Maritime, Normandy) on the outskirts of Le Havre takes place between 4 and 6 December 2009 in the middle of the old town (www.lehavretourisme.com)…

The Saint Pierre des Marins Festival takes place on the first weekend of February 3- 5 February 2024 in Fécamp and features a street parade and boat blessing! - see…

It should come as little surprise really, but Normandy is a great destination for gardeners - with a milder climate than further south, the classic image is of lush green…

Le Havre (76 Seine-Maritime, Normandie) offers a variety of diversions over the Christmas season, the highlight of which is probably the Christmas Market in the square in front of Notre…

Most French autoroutes between major towns and cities are toll motorways, which whilst often offering fast and uncrowded dual-carriageways, can nevertheless add significantly to the cost of a trip through…

The number of budget airline routes to France from the UK is continuing to grow, as is the number of French destinations - no longer restricted to the major cities.…