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"Private Tour: Rouen
Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip""Private Tour: Rouen Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Caen ""Your guide will meet you at your hotel with fresh coffee and croissants. Then he will drive you to Rouen to visit Rouen's Cathedral and Rouen best places such as the place where Joan of Arc was killed. You will then visit the Old Town the the Market Square and the Street of the Gros Horloge the St Maclou Chapel.You will be then proposed a good lunch in some of Rouen's best restaurants with a complete explanation and advice on how to have the best things from the menu.In the afternoon head to Caen to visit William the Conquerors's Castle
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"Private Tour: Rouen
Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip""Private Tour: Rouen Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Bayeux""Your guide will meet you at your hotel with fresh coffee and croissants. Let's start with the visit of Bayeux : the tapestry the Cathedral the tree of Liberty and many other secret places of this lovely medieval city.Then after lunch in one of the best restaurants in Bayeux.After lunch
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Private Tour Rouen Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Rouen
Private Tour Rouen Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Rouen "Your guide will meet you at your hotel with fresh coffee and croissants. Then he will drive you to Rouen to visit Rouen's Cathedral and Rouen best places such as the place where Joan of Arc was killed. You will then visit the Old Town the the Market Square and the Street of the Gros Horloge the St Maclou Chapel.You will be then proposed a good lunch in some of Rouen's best restaurants with a complete explanation and advice on how to have the best things from the menu.In the afternoon head to Caen to visit William the Conquerors's Castle and the Cathedral the Abbaye aux Hommes as well as the Abbaye aux Dames.Later in the afternoon
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More Off The Beaten Path in Basse-Normandie

The great Pont de Normandie

Not able to place this magnificent modern piece of architecture, here is some information about the enormous bridge: Pont de Normandie. With a span of more then two kilometers the bridge hangs high...
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Pavlik_NL
Nov 29, 2007

Gatteville-le-Phare

Gatteville-le-Phare is a small village at the very North-East of the paeninsula of Cotentin, not far from Barfleur and Saint-Pierre-Eglise. Its only attraction is the lighthouse; in fact, "le Phare"...
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Mikebond
Jan 27, 2006

Cerisy-la-Forêt

The abbey of Cerisy-la-Forêt lies in the forêt de Cerisy (close to Balleroy) and was founded in the 6th century and rebuilt in 1032 in Romanesque style and with a Latin-cross plan, i.e. with a...
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Mikebond
Jan 21, 2006

Le Mont-Saint-Michel

The Mont-Saint-Michel is only an isolated rock lost in the sea. But one with a mythical attraction. The abbey, built on the rock welcomes thousands of tourists every day.Narrow streets, steep stairs,...
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Mar 04, 2006

As if you were Sleeping Beauty...

We experienced an impressive night at this thousand-year old castle in Calombieres, a quiet, lovely little town about 15 miles in the west of Bayaux. Apart from its history from William the Conqueror...
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Apr 21, 2009

Belle Ville

The ancient town of Gerberoy has the prestigious honour of being in the top 100 most beautiful villages in France. Gerberoy was given its in the middle ages and means "town of the pink /roses" As far...
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freya_heaven
May 28, 2005
 
 
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Le Molay Vittery

We only ventured in the to the small town of Le Molay Vittery to find an ATM (and boulangerie of course! (~_~) ) as we were staying in a nearby village, by chance it was a Thursday which was the local...
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May 28, 2005

Hauteville la Guicharde - the other conqueror

A small village near Coutances, famous thanks to the 12 sons of Tancrede, who went on to conquer southern Italy and establish the kingdom of Naples and Sicily in the 11th century.A nice small museum...
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filip007
Sep 18, 2008

Gavray - ruins of the castle

Gavray is a small town not far from Brehal or Coutances. The main attraction lies in the ruins of the norman castle on a hill above the town. While there is not much left from the castle itself, it is...
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filip007
Sep 18, 2008

Castle of Gratot

Just beside Coutances, in the village of Gratot lies this lovingly restored castle. Major part dates from 15th or 16th century and while the central dungeon lacks the roof and some of the upper parts,...
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filip007
Sep 18, 2008

oh, that feeling of claustrophobia!

When you are tramping across the fields above Omaha Beach, you'll notice the occasional pits which were caused when those WWII bombs met the earth. You will also see a few of these old bunkers,...
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morgane1692
May 31, 2003

The Cornille-Havard Bell Foundry

North of Fougères and south of Caen is the town of Villedieu-les-Poêles. It's a very charming town - historic, quaint, and unassuming. We came here to take a guided tour of the Cornille-Havard Bell...
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Carmanah
Jul 04, 2007

Goat cheese farms!

It's easy to get off the beaten track in Normandy, and if you're a fan of cheese, then you'll be pleased to know the little visited country roads may provide you with some local secrets, such as...
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Carmanah
Jul 03, 2007

Visit Hambye Abbey

This is a fine monastery ruin quite close to Coutances and worth a visit if you are in the area or en route east from Mont St.-Michel. It is important to remember that it a State Museum and is closed...
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hquittner
Jan 13, 2008

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Route Du Mont Saint Michel BP8, Mont-St-Michel, 50170, France
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Top Things to Do in Basse-Normandie

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The Abbey

Mont St. Michel was my nephew's pick and I think it was because someone recommended it to him. He said that he wanted to go to the very top and to do that you have to go inside the Abbey so we paid...
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Cathedrale Notre Dame

Bayeux Notre Dame cathedral was started in 11th century but mostly in 13th century. Today the cathedral is the mother church of the diocese of Bayeux and Lisieux. The cathedral is dedicated to the...
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Tidal Island

Is a mandatory visit the Mont St.Michel and its tidal island. If you travel on february, you will have the chance to see it without many people. I think that in summer season, the place is full of...
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Tapestry - Tapisserie

1000 years old tapestry is 70 m long and is unique in its kind. Admission is 9 euro with headphones in your language included. The tapestry is an illustrated narrative of the conquest of England in...
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Eglise Saint Pierre

Many people walk past here without noticing the parish church of St Peter, on their way up the steps of the main street to the Abbey. But is worth a few minutes of your time. Built in the 11th c it...
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Walking

There are a number of old houses in Bayeux. In a separate tip we depict the House of Adam and Eve (which houses a lace museum). You go by the Cathedral and then on to the Deanery (once the Bishop's...
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"Islands, Tapestrys, Beaches & History"
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"The D-Day Beaches and Museums"
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"On and Off the Road in Normandie"
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