Normandy Travel Guide


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Plan Your Normandy Vacation

Normandy—shaped roughly like a jigsaw puzzle piece—sprawls across France’s northwestern corner. Due to its geographic position, this region is blessed with a stunning natural beauty that once inspired Maupassant and Monet. Little wonder today's sightseers pack into colorful Rouen, seaside Honfleur, and magnificent Mont-St-Michel. Happily, it is easy to escape all those travelers. Simply lose yourself along the spectacular cliff-lined coast or in the green spaces inland, where the closest thing to a crowd is a farmer with his herd of brown-and-white cows. Whatever road you turn down, the region is sure to enchant.


Normandy Hotels

Accommodations to suit every taste can be found throughout Normandy, from basic bed-and-breakfasts to luxurious... read more


Normandy Restaurants

Find the best Normandy restaurants in every price category with our top picks.

Things To Do

Things To Do in Normandy

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


Normandy Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Mont-St-Michel: The spire-top silhouette of this mighty offshore mound, dubbed the Marvel of the Occident, is one of the greatest... Read more

  • Eating and Drinking Well in Normandy

    The felicitous combination of dairy farms, apple orchards, and the sea inspire Normandy's crème de la crème cuisine, featuring... Read more

  • Normandy on Canvas

    Long before Claude Monet created his Giverny lily pond by diverting the Epte River that marks the boundary with the Ile-de-France, artists... Read more


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