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20/08/17

Prestigious Parks & Gardens

Normandy is a horticultural heaven and boasts an extraordinary number of parks and gardens open to the public. A wide range of garden styles are displayed, from simple cottage gardens to grand, formal schemes via walled kitchen gardens, botanical collections, subtropical plantations, landscaped “English style” gardens and authentic French Gardens. Refresh your spirit amid the beautiful parks and gardens…...

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16/08/17

Emotional Experience through D Day

D-Day and operation OVERLORD are often regarded as one of the most important operation of all time. The stretch of beach along the Calvados coast is world famous for the part it played in turning around World War II on the 6th of June 1944, when British, Canadian and American troops broke through Nazi defenses. Normandy is indelibly marked by the momentous events of June 1944, and the ensuing months leading to the...

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12/08/17

Inspiring Scenery of Impressionism

You will truly find your own inspiration in scenery that captured the hearts of Turner, Monet, Sisley and many others in the 19th century. The breathtaking views, the unusual pearlized light and the stunning colors remain the same today. Normandy was, for most artists, their birthplace and home. Its proximity to Paris together with the burgeoning number of fashionable seaside resorts like Dieppe, Honfleur, Le Havre,...

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08/08/17

Kir, Cheese, Desserts

The ‘Kir’© is Burgundian, let nobody tell you otherwise. It was invented by Canon Kir who for many years was Deputy Mayor of Dijon. The ‘invention’ brought together two local ingredients…Creme de Cassis (the blackcurrant liqueur produced in Dijon) and the wine produced from Aligoté grape (which is the only other white grape grown in Burgundy other than Chardonnay). Aligoté was not a popular wine,...

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04/08/17

Cuisine Scene

Normandy is haute-cuisine heaven for food lovers and visitors seeking authentic culinary experiences. Famous for its dairy products, like butter, milk, cream and cheese, the region is also world wide renowned for its apples. Most restaurants in Normandy will use locally sourced products. . Some producers are delighted to welcome visitors, from the Camembert Cheese farm to the Palais Benedictine or various Calvados...

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