Who doesn't know the pictures of this village? In the past, the island with the abbey was only accessible by low tide, but because of the elevated road, fortunately this is now no longer the case.The abbey is the most important tourist attraction on the island, but the bay is also worth a visit.
There is plenty to do in this city on the Seine. The city has beautiful timber houses and cute little streets. One of the many churches is also worth a visit here, like the cathedral of Notre Dame, which is 150 metres high. You can be sure of an impressive view over the city!
This city is the ideal starting point to explore the invasion beaches of Normandy. In this city, there are many activities that refer to the last period in the 2nd World War. You can watch a 360-degree film, which will give you a completely different view of Arromaches-les-Bains.
Whether you like walking on the beach, or want to enjoy the terrace with a glass of wine in your hand, the coast of Normandy has something for everyone. Along the coast you will find beautiful, white chalk cliffs, which will certainly result in beautiful photos!
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.
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.
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.
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!
At Belvilla, there are 170+ houses to choose from 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.
Some of the must-try activities in Normandy are:
The recommended dishes in Normandy are Camembert, plateau de fruits de mer, Marmite Dieppoise, and Tripes à la mode de Caen
The months from May to October are considered ideal to visit Normandy.