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Normandy situated on the Atlantic coasts of France. Normandy has a historical past during the middle ages and also during the 20th century as beeing the place of heavily fightings during the second world war. In Normandy you can visit the invasion beaches of Omaha, Arromanches and Utah. Take a trip to Mont St. Michel at the junction of Normandy and Brittany, which is built on a small island with a single street that climbs to the abbey founded in the eighth century. It was a prison in Napoleon's time. Mont St Michel is one of the glories of France, an old Gothic and Romanesque abbey, perched high on the solid rock of a steep little island and joined to the mainland (except at high tide) by a causeway.The cobbled street is lined with shops and restaurants, most of which feature huge fluffy omelets made on an open fire before your eyes. Very good, too.Normandy is one of the oldest and noblest of French provinces. In the Middle Ages it was a powerful independent duchy. It is a fertile agricultural region, famous for its apples, cheese, beef, and horse studs. The most typical scenery is in the green, hilly bocage country, South West of Caen, with its streams and orchards. But there is variety, too - from the sandy beaches and chalk cliffs of the North coast to the deep valleys of `Norman Switzerland' and the southern forests.
Caen, the capital of western Normandy, has, after its 1944 destruction, been rebuilt in a pleasanter style than Le Havre. The magnificent Romanesque abbeys, aux Hommes and aux Dames, still stand. There is a flourishing modern university, and a pioneering new municipal arts centre. Caen is one of France's foremost boom towns, with double its pre-war population, and much new industry. To the East lie the smart bathing and gambling resort of Deauville, the impressive new suspension bridge of Tancarville, over the Seine; and Lisieux, with its new basilica to the memory of St Therese. To the West. is the little city of Bayeux, with its famous tapestry. In the South West corner of Normandy.
Normandy is a land of gastronomy. The cooking is rich, using cream and cheese sauce. Some of the great dishes are sole dieppoise, canard an sang (from Rouen), escalobe normande (in cheese sauce), tripe (from Caen), omelette Mere Poulard (from Mont St Michel), chicken from the Auge Valley, and the cheese of Camembert and Pont L'Eveque. The local apple's make cider and calvados, a heady apple brandy.
Rouen is the departure point for tours of both provinces of Normandy and Britany. The city was heavily damaged by bombings but is still the museum city, the place where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake. Deauville, one of the most popular beach resorts in France, is back to normal and the season has been highly successful there. The Normandy, Royal and Hotel du Golf are famous. There is a casino, horse racing, yachting, golf and polo. Paris shops have branches there.

Hotels in Normandy

Hotel Restaurant Lunotel Saint Lô , Hotel Restaurant Lunotel Saint Lô  130 Rond Point De La Liberté, Saint-Lô. Located 30 kilometres away from the D-Day beaches, 90 kilometres away from Mont- Saint- Michel and Cité de la Mer, the hotel offers lovely maritime surroundings and quiet accommodation....more
Hôtel Ibis-Le Havre , Hôtel Ibis-Le Havre 

R 129ème Régiment D'infanterie, Le Havre. Our hotel is located in the centre of the Havre, close to large tourist centres at: Etretat, Fécamp, Deauville....more

Hostellerie De La Vieille Ferme Hostellerie De La Vieille Ferme  23 Rue De La Mer, Criel / Mer Built in 1734, this old farm and gem of a hotel is nestled in a pretty seaside village between Dieppe and Le Tréport, just 2 hours from Calais and Paris.....more
Citôtel Le Marly
Citôtel Le Marly  121 Rue De Paris, Le Havre, Located near the World Trade Center and the Ferry Terminal, the Marly Hotel is fully equipped and offers you excellent conditions. This traditional hotel provides you soundproofed and bright rooms.…more
Comfort Hotel Evreux Comfort Hotel Evreux  ZAC des bois des Communes, ZI Netreville, Evreux  On the road of the Normandy and Brittany beaches, of Lisieux, of the Mont Saint Michel, at 10 minutes from the motorway A13, let’s have break at the Comfort Hotel of Evreux....more
Kyriad Caen Sud , Kyriad Caen Sud  Porte D'espagne, 698 Route De Falaise, Caen, Ifs ,The Kyriad Caen hotel is the best place to stay if you are looking for quality and charm. Go off and explore the historic and gastronomic Calvados region....more
Inter-Hotel De L'orme , Inter-Hotel De L'orme  13, Rue Des Lombards, Evreux  In deepest Normandy, right in the centre of Evreux, the hotel de l'Orme provides all the comforts and tranquillity of a modern establishment.....more
Hôtel De La Licorne , Hôtel De La Licorne  27 Place De La Halle, Lyons La Forêt  La Licorne is located in the heart of La Fôret de Lyons. This is a charming village with typically Normandy houses. The Hostellerie de la Licorne is an inn dating back to 1610. ......more
Novotel Le Havre Novotel Le Havre 20 Cours Lafayette, Le Havre  Located in the downtown, next to the "Bassin Vauban", in front of the train station with an easy access, the hotel will seduce you with its structure, its interior architecture and its rooms......more

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