A region ideal for tourism due to its diversity and heritage
Let yourself be charmed by the exceptional beauty of the Normandy landscapes, the granite of Cotentin, the white cliffs of Etretat, and Deauville and its long sandy beaches. Between the sea and lush green meadows, authentic villages and historical places, come and revitalise yourself over a weekend or a holiday. You can enjoy the great satisfaction of spending a trip among relaxation, culture and gastronomy.
Normandy will charm you with its surprising nature, with its beach resorts, the Cote de Nacre (Pearl Coast), its islands and archipelagos as well as the main towns such as Caen, Honfleur and Cabourg. With a wealth of historical heritage, visit the Landing Beaches and the museums devoted to them with family or friends, the most famous of which is the Caen Memorial.
Awaken your senses by tasting the famous apples in their many forms: cider, Calvados, cakes and pastries. With a wealth of local products, the many gastronomic events that the region has to offer will enable you to experience new flavours. The tastes of cider, pommeau or Calvados with its famous "Norman Hole" will delight your taste buds.
Visit the Trail of Normandy Abbeys such as the famous Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel, and take advantage to visit the moving sandy bays that surround it, where the presence of a guide is recommended. You will experience unique sensations.
Let yourself be amazed by the immensity of Coutances Cathedral, dive into the history of the Bayeux Tapestry, travel down to the seabed at the Cité de la Mer or awaken your children's artistic side at the Musée de Caen.
Get right to the heart of the Battle of Normandy by discovering the atypical routes such as the real open air museums interspersed with bunkers. "D-Day 1944, Normandy Land of Liberty" brings together the sites, museums and military cemeteries that focus on 6th June 1944 and the offensive which followed.