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Normandy

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

Parasols on the beach in Deauville

Deauville seaside resort – Basse-Normandie

Deauville, a luxury and trendy seaside resort in Normandie, home to the annual American Film Festival that attracts celebrities from all around the world

Cows on the Cote Fleurie

Cote Fleurie – Calvados coastline – Normandy

Cote Fleurie, a coastline stretching along the Pays d’Auge region in Lower Normandy and named after the green and flowery countryside and seaside resorts

Gros Horloge in Rouen

Rouen – Capital of Haute Normandie

Rouen, the former seat of the Exchequer and prominent city of the Duchy of Normandy, is today a dynamic port and the influential capital of Haute Normandie

The Impressionists on the Alabaster Coast - The Cliffs at Etretat by Monet

The Impressionists on the Alabaster Coast

The Impressionists captured the Alabaster Coast’s transient ambience with the modernity of their painting, use of colors and mastering of shadows and lights
Castle of Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte - donjon

Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte fortress and abbey in Cotentin

Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, a historical medieval town of Cotentin nestled around its Benedictine abbey and the remains of its once mighty fortress
Eglise Notre-Dame of Portbail in Cotentin

Portbail, seaside resort on Côte des Isles

Portbail, a renowned seaside resort of Normandy and historical village that boasts the vestiges of the oldest Christian baptistery in Northern France
Batterie du Roc in Granville - firing post and 105mm gun

La Batterie du Roc in Granville – Atlantic Wall

La Batterie du Roc is on Pointe du Roc in Granville and was part of the Atlantic Wall, the defense system the Germans built along Europe's western littoral

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