News in Brief: Traffic, High Tides, Flooding Costs, Car Sharing

News in Brief: Traffic, High Tides, Flooding Costs, Car Sharing

Busy weekend on the roads Extra police patrols will be out on roads in Normandy this weekend as it is one of the busiest for returning holiday makers. A spokesman for Upper Normandy said that the patrols will be checking on speeding, … [Read more...]

More Controversy and Rows at Mont Saint Michel

More Controversy and Rows at Mont Saint Michel

The new horse drawn carriages taking people from the car park to Normandy’s most popular tourist attraction at Mont Saint Michel are finally in place a year late, along with new parking charges. The changes that were introduced at the … [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...]