> 1st January
swim in Dieppe
, Fécamp, Deauville...
Bold swimmers venture out into the sea at 5°C!
> 12th – 20th Jan: World Men's Handball Championship, Rouen, Seine-Maritime
This year the World Championship is hosted in France and 15 group stage-games will take place at the Kindarena, the city’s main sports arena.
> 19th – 22nd Jan: 'Festival Le Goût des Autres', Le Havre, Seine-Maritime
A major literary festival punctuated by concerts and shows.
> 20th – 22nd Jan: 'Les Puces Rouennaises', Rouen, Seine-Maritime
The well-known antiques’ fair returns with over three hundred antique dealers
> 29th January: International Human Rights Competition, Mémorial de Caen, Calvados
Lawyers from around the world will defend genuine cases of human rights violations
> 11th Jan - 21st Feb: Sales - "Soldes", all over Normandy