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Normandy is a beautiful region in north-western France, full of natural beauty, diverse landscapes, vibrant culture and historic beaches. Normandy is located along the canal between Picardy and Brittany. From the Netherlands, your holiday home in Normandy is reached quickly and easily by car. The French region is the ideal holiday destination, close to Paris but also wonderful in the tranquil countryside. You will enjoy a historic holiday from your own holiday home in Normandy.

 

A holiday home in natural Normandy

From a holiday home in Normandy, you can experience the beautiful region, a green, hilly hinterland with charming villages, historic towns, forests and apple trees. A long and varied coastline with well-known seaside resorts, as well as quiet sandy beaches, dunes, chalk cliffs and rocky outcrops. Don't miss the must-see of Etretat, l'Aiguille! The white chalk cliffs in this area are exceptionally shaped, better known as the 'elephant rock'. In addition, Normandy sports magnificent flora and fauna, with beautiful gardens and national parks. The coast and beaches of Normandy are known worldwide for the invasion during the Second World War. On D-Day, 6 June 1944, the Normandy coast was stormed to liberate Europe. Your holiday home by the sea offers you the opportunity to be amazed by the impressive D-Day beaches and historical sights. Furthermore, your holiday home on the coast of Normandy is the ideal starting point for a wonderful holiday by the sea in France.

Discover the culture from your holiday home in Normandy

True culture lovers can indulge themselves in the surroundings of their holiday home in Normandy. The French region is known for its gastronomy and beautiful picturesque fishing villages. You will find delicious delicacies such as Camembert and "plateau de fruits de mer" (seafood platters). Don't forget to enjoy a glass of Calvados, named after the province of the same name in Lower Normandy. Or enjoy a delicious cider on the terrace of your holiday home, produced from the many apple orchards so characteristic of Normandy. The gastronomic routes 'Route du Camembert' and 'Route du Cidre' are close to the holiday homes in Normandy. From your holiday home, you can also easily visit one of the many markets. Your holiday home in Normandy is an ideal starting point to get to know the region.

Experience everything from your holiday home in Normandy

During a holiday in Normandy, you don't have to sit still for a moment. The French region is rich in many types of castles and manor houses, which you should definitely visit during your holiday. In addition, Normandy has museums, unique bridges, monasteries, typical architecture, various handicrafts, and many events. From your holiday home in Normandy, you can enjoy walking, cycling, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, golfing, shopping and nightlife. Are you a real water rat, and not easily scared? Then, from your holiday home by the sea in Normandy, go and test your courage on the water! There are endless possibilities, like surfing, canoeing, sea sailing, water skiing, kite surfing and sea kayaking. With its 600 kilometres of coastline, the region is perfect for water sports, but also for flying sports and all kinds of other indoor and outdoor activities, your holiday home in Normandy is the ideal starting point. You can also visit the historic cities such as Le Havre, Alecon, Deauville or Caen. Or visit the city of Mont st. Michel, located on a rocky mountain in the sea. This legendary mountain used to be a hill in the woods but still has beautiful phenomena and authentic sights. The characteristic town is really worth a visit! Whether you are looking for a holiday home by the sea or an attractive villa with a pool ... One thing is certain, you will not be bored at all during your holiday in Normandy!

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Holiday in Normandy - FAQs
How many Belvilla houses can I choose from in Normandy?

At Belvilla, there are 170+ houses to choose from in Normandy.

What are the most important places to visit in Normandy?

Le Havre, Alecon, Caen Memorial Museum, the city of Mont st. Miche, Bayeux and the Bayeux Tapestry, Deauville, Fécamp are some of the places to visit in Normandy.

Any activities that I must include in my stay in Normandy?

Some of the must-try activities in Normandy are:

  • Surfing
  • Canoeing
  • Sea Sailing
  • Water Skiing
  • Kite Surfing
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Visiting Monasteries And Museums
What are the recommended dishes in Normandy?

The recommended dishes in Normandy are Camembert, plateau de fruits de mer, Marmite Dieppoise, and Tripes à la mode de Caen

When is the ideal time to visit Normandy?

 The months from May to October are considered ideal to visit Normandy.