First Round of Tickets for General Public for World Equestrian Games on Sale

Fifteen thousand tickets have now gone on general sale for the 2014 International Equestrian Federation (FEI) World Equestrian Games which take place in Normandy next August and September. The horse ball and endurance events are taking … [Read more...]

Normandy Divided Over New School Hours

Normandy Divided Over New School Hours

With primary school children in Normandy back in the classroom this week some areas have introduced lessons on Wednesdays as part of the new ‘rythmes scolaires’ that must be introduced by September 2014. Local authorities have been … [Read more...]

Normandy Wine Wins Prize at National Tasting Competition

Normandy Wine Wins Prize at National Tasting Competition

Normandy may be known throughout the world for producing cider and calvados but a wine produced in the region has won a national wine prize. The red wine from the Arpents du Soleil vineyard south east of Caen was awarded a prix … [Read more...]

Brittany Ferries Plans Ahead for 2014

Brittany Ferries Plans Ahead for 2014

Cross Channel ferry company Brittany Ferries has published its sailing schedule for crossings to and from Normandy up until autumn 2014. The firm said that it wants to let customers plan their Christmas getaways, spring breaks and summer … [Read more...]

Normandy High Speed Rail Link Officially Shelved

Normandy High Speed Rail Link Officially Shelved

The high speed rail link into Normandy has been officially shelved. As expected the new fast lines into Upper and Lower Normandy will not go ahead although there is an outside change they could be revived after 2030. French Prime … [Read more...]