> 4th April: Caen Carnival, Calvados
Europe's largest student carnival!
> 12th - 14th April: FENO Festival, Caen, Calvados
La Fête de l'Excellence Normande (Normandy Excellency Festival)
> 12th - 14th April: 'Salon du Vin', Honfleur, Calvados
Big wine fair held within the walls of the Greniers à Sel (salt granaries), in the town centre.
> 20th April: A spectacular evening at the Mont-Saint-Michel, Manche
Come and watch high tides from the Abbaye the Mont-Saint-Michel at sunset! The site will stay open until 10.30pm.
> 20th - 21st April: ‘Garden en Fleurs’, Cabourg, Calvados
The town centre will transform into a voluptuous garden.
> 20th - 21st April: Plant fair at Crosville-sur-Douve Castle, Manche
A Franco-British 'Journées des Plantes'.
> 20th April to 4th May: Festival de Paques, Deauville, Calvados
Major classical music festival.
> 27th - 28th April: 'Le Fil de la Manche' Festival, Dieppe, Seine-Maritime
New yarn festival with a list of exhibitors from all over France and Europe, held in the majestic Chateau de Miromesnil.
> 30th April - 1st May: 24 Heures Motonautiques, Rouen, Seine-Maritime
Offshore powerboat race on the river Seine.