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Normandy

Historical Tours of Normandy

Christophe

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On our Normandy tours, you can enjoy a mix of history and stunning landscapes, from the Normandy beaches to the region's four national parks. The striking chalk cliffs and picturesque villages dotted along the coast will take your breath away on our small group tours. When you need to refuel, why not treat yourself to the array of fresh seafood dishes on offer or try a refreshing drink of cider. If food and drink is your passion then take a Normandy food tour and sample some of the best gourmet dishes in all of France. If you’re a history buff, we have the best tours of Normandy with our Normandy D-Day tours. We also offer trips throughout the region to see the epic journeys of legendary historical figures William the Conqueror, Richard Lion Heart and Joan of Arc. This region of France is also where you can find the largest and most valued collection of religious art. Search our range of tours below to find out more. 


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YOUR TRAVEL GUIDE TO NORMANDY

The Normandy region of France is located in the northwest part of the country and is known for its beautiful countryside, rich history, and delicious cuisine. Here are some things you might want to know if you are planning a trip to Normandy:


Things to see: The region is home to several notable attractions, including the D-Day beaches, the Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey, and the Claude Monet House and Gardens.


Food and drink: Normandy is known for its delicious cuisine, which includes dishes like cider-braised pork, Camembert cheese, and apples in Calvados brandy.


Transportation: You can reach Normandy by train, bus, or car. The region is well-connected to the rest of France and Europe by an extensive network of roads and rail lines.


Weather: The weather in Normandy is temperate, with mild winters and cool summers. It can be quite rainy at times, so it's a good idea to bring a raincoat or umbrella.


Accommodation: There are many different types of accommodation available in Normandy, including hotels, bed and breakfasts, and vacation rentals.


Shore excursions 

Normandy is one of the most popular regions of France when it comes to shore excursions. Departing from all the major cruise ports and ports of calls such as Le Havre or Honfleur, we organise private tours and group tours with private guides. We pick you up at your cruise ship and take you to the most important sites of the region including Mont Saint Michel, D-Day Landing Beaches such as Omaha beach and Utah beach, other major World War II D-Day sites such as Pointe du Hoc, Sainte Mere Eglise and American Cemetery of Omaha in Colleville Sur Mer.


For those of you looking to organise shore excursions from Cherbourg, we have private guided tours heading to the Normandy beaches and to the town of Bayeux including a visit to the tapestry museum. For Le Havre shore excursions our destinations include the D-Day Normandy sites, Honfleur and Pays d’Auge tour, a full day tour to Paris or why not visit Giverny Gardens and Rouen for the day? Rouen shore excursions also include the Normandy D-Day sites as well as Giverny Gardens on a half day tour. Alternatively, you can take a trip to Mont Saint Michel or discover the Pays d’Auge and Honfleur village.


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