Normandy Travel Guide

Check out these fun points of interests where Samantha Brown visited during her amazing trip to Normandy, France.


Activities
Honfleur
Honfleur, at the mouth of the River Seine, is one of the most charming port villages in Normandy, maybe even all of Europe, with storybook architecture, perfect storefronts and bistros promising French delectables like crepes and fruits de mer.
  • Honfleur, France
  • Honfleur, Lower Normandy France

Honfleur

Honfleur, at the mouth of the River Seine, is one of the most charming port villages in Normandy, maybe even all of Europe, with storybook architecture, perfect storefronts and bistros promising French delectables like crepes and fruits de mer.
Honfleur, France Honfleur, Lower Normandy, France
Church of St. Catherine
The Church of St. Catherine is the oldest surviving wooden church in France. It could quite possibly be one of the most painted sites in all of France and was even painted by Claude Monet when he was just 15 years old.
  • Rue des Logettes
  • Honfleur, Lower Normandy 14600 France

Church of St. Catherine

The Church of St. Catherine is the oldest surviving wooden church in France. It could quite possibly be one of the most painted sites in all of France and was even painted by Claude Monet when he was just 15 years old.
Rue des Logettes Honfleur, Lower Normandy, France
The Vimoutiers Annual Apple Festival
Held every autumn, the annual apple festival is similar to a US country fair. In the apple competition, the best apples win gold medals for color and feel. There's also an apple exhibition and the favorite activity -- the apple sculpture.
  • 61120 Vimoutiers, France
  • Vimoutiers, Lower Normandy France

The Vimoutiers Annual Apple Festival

Held every autumn, the annual apple festival is similar to a US country fair. In the apple competition, the best apples win gold medals for color and feel. There's also an apple exhibition and the favorite activity -- the apple sculpture.
61120 Vimoutiers, France Vimoutiers, Lower Normandy, France
Le Mont Saint Michel
The Mont was built in 708 when the bishop dreamt that the archangel Saint Michael wanted him to build a church here. Monks still live and work here. Take the route alongside the main road to avoid crowds on your trip up to the medieval village.
  • 50170 Mont-Saint-Michel, France
  • Le Mont-Saint-Michel, Lower Normandy 50170 France

Le Mont Saint Michel

The Mont was built in 708 when the bishop dreamt that the archangel Saint Michael wanted him to build a church here. Monks still live and work here. Take the route alongside the main road to avoid crowds on your trip up to the medieval village.
50170 Mont-Saint-Michel, France Le Mont-Saint-Michel, Lower Normandy, France
Phone: +11 33-2-89-80-00

Hotels
L'Absinthe
This intimate hotel has few rooms, friendly owners and a cozy reception area with a grand fireplace. All the rooms have an old-fashioned inn-like quality to them, so you may be surprised by the modern and swanky bathrooms, which come with Jacuzzis.
  • 1 Rue de la ville
  • Honfleur, Lower Normandy 14600 France

L'Absinthe

This intimate hotel has few rooms, friendly owners and a cozy reception area with a grand fireplace. All the rooms have an old-fashioned inn-like quality to them, so you may be surprised by the modern and swanky bathrooms, which come with Jacuzzis.
1 Rue de la ville Honfleur, Lower Normandy, France
Phone: +11 33-2-31-89-23-23

Restaurants & Bars
Le Mere Poulard
Le Mere Poulard is famous for one item in particular: the omelet. It has been serving up omelets since 1888. They beat the eggs to the beat of a special music and cook them on an open fire.
  • Grande Rue BP 18
  • Le Mont-Saint-Michel, Lower Normandy France

Le Mere Poulard

Le Mere Poulard is famous for one item in particular: the omelet. It has been serving up omelets since 1888. They beat the eggs to the beat of a special music and cook them on an open fire.
Grande Rue BP 18 Le Mont-Saint-Michel, Lower Normandy, France
Phone: +11 33-2-33-89-68-68

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