Normandy

Chateau de Pirou seen from low court

Chateau de Pirou, one of the oldest Norman castles

Chateau de Pirou, one of the oldest castles in Normandy and a superb illustration of medieval military architecture, a spectacular and impregnable fortress that once defended the marshy coastline

Wilhelm Lubrich's grave among his companions' in arms

Wilhelm Lubrich – Story of a Polish soldier of the Second World War

This is the story of Wilhelm Lubrich, a Pole from Silesia, who was forced to fight in the German army during WWII and died in Normandy

Quesnel-Morinière mansion-museum and Jardin des Plantes de Coutances

Coutances, the Unelles’ capital renamed after a Roman emperor

Coutances, the capital of the Celtic Unelles was renamed after a Roman Emperor and later became the seat of the Bishopric of Coutances and Avranches

Dakotas above Saint-Clair-sur-l'Elle on June 6,1944

Saint-Clair-sur-l’Elle paintings – Vlastimil Suchý

In the night of June 6, 1944 above Saint-Clair-sur-l’Elle, is one of the stunning WWII paintings by Vlastimil Suchý, a Czech artist and aviation specialist

Traveling to Normandy from the UK

Traveling to Normandy from the UK

Traveling to Normandy from the UK by air, rail and road is easy as the region is served by 2 airports, 3 ferry links and railway and road networks

Orval chariot burial monument on roundabout near Coutances

Orval Chariot Burial – Manche – Normandie

The Orval chariot burial in Normandy, the grave of a high-ranked Gallic warrior buried in the 3rd century BC with his two-wheeled chariot and two horses

Falaise Castle fortifications

Falaise – William the Conqueror’s Birthplace

Chateau de Falaise in Normandie, also known as Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant as it was the birthplace of William II Duke of Normandy and King of England

Pavillon Fleuri in Evreux

Evreux County and Bishopric – Normandie

Evreux, the seat of the County and Bishopric of Evreux, an influential historic city that is now the prefecture of the department of Eure in Haute Normandie

Port of Honfleur

Honfleur – port – seaside resort – Normandy

Honfleur, one of the most picturesque harbours on the Côte Fleurie in Normandy, and a source of inspiration for the 19th century Impressionist painters

Les Vaches Noires - Houlgate

Houlgate – seaside resort – Basse-Normandie

Houlgate, a seaside resort on the Côte Fleurie in Normandy, developed in the mid 19th century as an extension of the small fishing village of Beuzeval

The Strand in Cabourg

Cabourg – seaside resort – Basse-Normandie

Cabourg, on the Côte Fleurie in Normandy, an elegant family seaside resort once frequented by French writers and today home to a renowned Book Fair

Trouville-sur-Mer - Port and fish market

Trouville-sur-Mer – seaside resort – Normandy

Trouville-sur-mer, one of the trendiest, most elegant and authentic seaside resorts on the Côte Fleurie, the coastline of Pays d’Auge in Basse-Normandy

Chateau de Pirou seen from low court

Chateau de Pirou, one of the oldest Norman castles

Chateau de Pirou, one of the oldest castles in Normandy and a superb illustration of medieval military architecture, a spectacular and impregnable fortress that once defended the marshy coastline
Wilhelm Lubrich's grave among his companions' in arms

Wilhelm Lubrich – Story of a Polish soldier of the Second World War

This is the story of Wilhelm Lubrich, a Pole from Silesia, who was forced to fight in the German army during WWII and died in Normandy
Quesnel-Morinière mansion-museum and Jardin des Plantes de Coutances

Coutances, the Unelles’ capital renamed after a Roman emperor

Coutances, the capital of the Celtic Unelles was renamed after a Roman Emperor and later became the seat of the Bishopric of Coutances and Avranches
Dakotas above Saint-Clair-sur-l'Elle on June 6,1944

Saint-Clair-sur-l’Elle paintings – Vlastimil Suchý

In the night of June 6, 1944 above Saint-Clair-sur-l'Elle, is one of the stunning WWII paintings by Vlastimil Suchý, a Czech artist and aviation specialist

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