Normandy Tourism Facing Third Slow Season Start in a Row

Normandy Tourism Facing Third Slow Season Start in a Row

The tourism industry in Normandy is facing a tough year with some officials describing the start of the year as a catastrophy due to the weather and the poor economic outlook in France and the rest of Europe. Tourism is an important … [Read more...]

New 3D Film on D-Day Being Made in Normandy

New 3D Film on D-Day Being Made in Normandy

A new documentary film is being made about the D-Day landings in Normandy which will be given its first showing during the 70th anniversary next year. The 40 minute film, Overlord Normandy 1944, is currently being filmed on location at … [Read more...]

Consumer Group Warning Over Estate Agent Failings

Consumer Group Warning Over Estate Agent Failings

People buying or renting homes in Normandy are being advised to check the details held by estate agents after research found that nationally in France one in four are breaking the law. The National Association for the Defence of … [Read more...]

New Leisure Trail from Caen into the Norman Bocage Opened

New Leisure Trail from Caen into the Norman Bocage Opened

The first part of Normandy’s newest cycle and walking trail between Caen and Clecy in Calvados is now open to the public. The 13 kilometre stretch from Caen to Grimsbosq has taken a year to complete and marks the opening of the route … [Read more...]

The Tour de France costing Normandy towns and councils almost €400,000 to stage

The Tour de France costing Normandy towns and councils almost €400,000 to stage

The eleventh stage of the world famous Tour de France cycle race takes place in Normandy from Avranches to Mont Saint Michel on 10 July but it doesn’t come cheap at almost €400,000. The host of each stage pays a series of fees to the … [Read more...]