This page provides links to external articles in the press, from our guests and other sources, that relate to the Normandy area and holidaying in gites or cottages.
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New Links - These are the web based articles discovered in the last month - last updated 17th March 2017
Events throughout Normandy - Normandy has several events regularly throughout the year, as well as one-off specials
Area Reviews - This section focusses on articles in the press reviewing Normandy and why it's such a special place to visit.
The new Civilian life in wartime museum in Falaise is a must see, with a great article here.
Be inspired by this families great experience in Normandy
The Radio Tmes produced a lovely article about discovering Normandy. Click here
Amazing find in Caen from World War 2 - German Bunker under the street.
It's the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings - Falaise is celebrating William the Conqueror.
The Norman Abbeys have tours, events, kids entertainments and more - see the website with calender events for 2016.
This is the new essential iPhone app for visiting the Normandy invasion beaches and the many sites of interest further inland.
Notes on Normandy from the Spectator
Veterans of The Normandy Landings tell their stories
The Cradle of French Impressionism is Normandy - read more here.
Two new Footprint Travel Guides to Normandy have just been published - visit here for more details
One of our guests has written a book about her remarkable life - get it here.
The International Impressionist Art Festival has events throughout the summer here in Normandy
Normandy Voices - A project to make sure we never forget the veterans of D-Day - click here for more details.
Mont St Michel is being restored to the sea with a new causeway that allows the tides to flow around the island.
10 Mouth Watering Food Festivals in Normandy and for all cider drinkers in Normandy try this via Things to do
The Peace Museum in Caen - The Memorial - has just released this great video.
In the first of three parts, Jonathan Ball embarks upon a Battlefield Tour of Normandy.
One of the events nearby Rouen is famous for is the burning at the stake of Joan of Arc, but this article describes the other interesting features of the city .
The Falaise website has the most up to date information about events in Falaise.
A lovely review of the Normandy area by travel writer Natasha von Geldern.
Check out this great guide for child friendly entertainment throughout the area.
Travel writer and photographer Greg Ward has covered Brittany and Normandy for the Rough Guides since 1986 and has written travel guides for many other publishers Read one here.
Beautiful virtual tours available for the main Normandy attractions
Readers Tips from the Guardian explain why Normandy is a great venue.
An overlooked corner of France as described in this article from the Evening Standard.
Exploring Normandy - a wonderful article here in the Daily Mail describing all the reasons to visit this amazing area.
Monet's Gardens gets a great write up here - and it's a great venue for a day trip from Domaine de la Hamberie.
This article from The Guardian reports on why France is at the centre of War Tourism.
Article from the Independent Newspaper about why Normandy is a great holiday choice right now.
This is a really useful link about Deuville racecourse - a great day out for the whole family.
A great review of Normandy as a family holiday destination.
The Gardens of Brecy reviewed in France Today
Here is a list of blogs about France and Normandy.
Normandy Travel Guide – Telegraph, 26 July 2012. Travel writer and Normandy expert Greg Ward recommends restaurants, hotels, beaches and more.
Where to travel on holiday in 2012 – Telegraph, 30 December 2011. Normandy comes first on the Telegraph’s list of places to visit in 2012.
Honfleur, France: a cultural guide – Telegraph, 15 November 2011. An inside track on the museums and hotels of Honfleur – and what to avoid.
Visiting France’s Côte Fleurie – NYTimes.com, 8 August 2010. Accurate piece on the “quiet glamor” of the Côte Fleurie, from Deauville (“a Gallic answer to East Hampton”) with its American film festival and wide sandy beaches, to the charming restaurants of Honfleur, the area’s artistic history as home to the Impressionists, and its celebrity residents, casinos and racing. Cassis sorbet in Deauville is the best I’ve ever tasted.
Normandy: La France profonde – The Sunday Times, 13 August 2006. Stephen Clarke waxes lyrical about the classical gardens, abbeys and appley alcohol of the Seine valley.
France holidays: Normandy vs Brittany – Telegraph, 27 June 2011. I don’t agree with Anthony Peregrine’s conclusion: Normandy beats Brittany every time in my book. Still, a useful article for its coverage of beaches, history, landscape and food & drink.
Gardens to Visit in Normandy (Orne & Eure), 16 August 2010. Nice blog post listing the best gardens to visit in south-east Normandy.
Dispatch | On the Normandy Coast – NYTimes.com, 27 July 2010. Etretat is a wonderful day trip. Stoney beach, brisk walks, cliffs memorialised by Monet.
Eurofile | The Paris Plage. The New York Times neatly deconstructs the social signals and relative merits of Le Touquet and Deauville.
Guide2Normandy covers everything you could want to know about Normandy and more, including local news, events, property, restaurants, holidays. There’s an excellent community forums that digs into specialist subjects from birding to Normandy recipes to entrepreneurs. Operated by an ex-lawyer who worked in Paris and now lives in rural Normandy.
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