Police urge households in Normandy to use summer surveillance service

Warnings Over Busy Roads and Burglaries in Normandy as School Holidays Start

As the great French holiday getaway gets underway this weekend people in Normandy are being reminded that they can get their home checked for free by the local gendarmes. Called Opération Tranquillité, it means that home owners can sign … [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...]

Mixed Summer for Tourism in Normandy

Mixed Summer for Tourism in Normandy

Summer With the French school holidays finishing this week the tourism industry in Normandy is reporting an up and down season with the poor start to the season along with the economic outlook affecting business. While some locations, … [Read more...]

Warnings Over Busy Roads and Burglaries in Normandy as School Holidays Start

Warnings Over Busy Roads and Burglaries in Normandy as School Holidays Start

Officials are asking drivers to take care this weekend as the holiday getaway starts, particularly in Seine-Maritime where there has been an increase in serious accidents in recent weeks. As the summer holidays start police are also … [Read more...]

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...]