The Official Guide

Most Beautiful Villages in France book

Books for France

Michelin Red Guide 2020

Michelin 2020

Michelin Atlas 2020

Michelin Atlas 2020


Design and hosting by
FrenchDuck Digital

French Duck logo


Port-en-Bessin Scallop Festival

The Normandy port of Port-en-Bessin-Huppain (14 Calvados, Normandie) holds its Scallop Festival (Le Gout du Large) 9 – 10 November 2019.

Gout du Large posterLe Gout du Large

scallopHeld in the biggest Scallop port in Normandie – the wives of the fishermen demonstrate their prowess with cooking the Scallop and offering tastings; the fishermen demonstrate how they repair the nets, and you can buy Scallops and other freshly-caught fish. The weekend is also a Festival of Sea Shanties (Festival de chants marins d’Europe “Musique sous les embruns”)

Port-en-Bessin is on the Normandy coast near Bayeux and close to Omaha Beach

For more on the Port-en-Bessin Scallop Festival see bayeux-bessin-tourisme.com

Hotel Chateau La Chenevière

Stay at the Hotel Chateau La Chenevière, an 18th Century Manor House in countryside midway between Bayeux and the coast.