News In Brief: Strikes, Snakes, Thieves, Scammers, Mont Visits, Sea Chief

News In Brief: Strikes, Snakes, Thieves, Scammers, Mont Visits, Sea Chief

Strike Could Affect Trains Some train services in Normandy could be disrupted by strikes on Tuesday 10 September as public sector workers take industrial action against pension reforms. People using the trains in the region and buses … [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...]

Mont Saint Michel to Become an Island Again This Week

Mont Saint Michel to Become an Island Again This Week

High tides in the next couple of days mean that top Normandy landmark Mont Saint Michel will become a true island again. Because of the dredging work being done to construct a new elevated foot bridge to the famous tourist site the car … [Read more...]

Road Diversions in Place for Tour in Normandy

Road Diversions in Place for Tour in Normandy

Roads along the Tour de France route in Normandy will be closed from 5am on Wednesday morning and detours will be in operation for most of the day. The actual 33 kilometre route for the time trial from Avranches to Mont Saint Michel will … [Read more...]

Tour de France Gets Underway

Tour de France Gets Underway

As the Tour de France gets underway this weekend fans in Normandy are getting ready for the historic stage that will end at Mont Saint Michel on 10 July. To mark the 100th anniversary of the Tour the gendarmes, who have provided escorts … [Read more...]