Transat Now Set to Leave Normandy After Weather Delays

sailors are preparing to leave Normandy at last for the Transat Jacques Vabre ocean race

Some of the world’s top sailors are preparing to leave Normandy at last for the Transat Jacques Vabre ocean race after the start was postponed from Sunday due to bad weather. The high winds that have been battering Normandy and … [Read more...]

Normandy Cliffs Granted Great Site of France Membership

Normandy Cliffs Granted Great Site of France Membership

The cliffs at Etretat and surrounding coastline in Normandy, one of the most iconic views in the region, has been accepted as one of the Great Sites of France. The cliffs and 13 communes are included in the area that is now a member of … [Read more...]

Ferry Firm with Routes from Normandy Named Best in Europe

Ferry Firm with Routes from Normandy Named Best in Europe

Ferry operator DFDS Seaways, which now operates a number of routes from Normandy to England, has won a global award for its business in Europe. The Danish company, which has popular routes from Le Havre to Portsmouth and Dieppe to … [Read more...]

Warning Over Mosquito Repellents After Container is Seized in Normandy Port

Warning Over Mosquito Repellents After Container is Seized in Normandy Port

With the mosquito biting season well underway people who have bought electric devices to repel the insects are being warned to take care after a dangerous consignment was seized in Normandy. Custom officers at Le Havre has so far … [Read more...]

Normandy Sailing Week Underway in Le Havre

Normandy Sailing Week Underway in Le Havre

Normandy Sailing Week, which tests the strength and skill of some of the best inshore and offshore sailing teams in Europe, is underway with over 800 racers competing. The regatta, which takes place in the Seine Bay which is known for … [Read more...]