January 2018

Find out more about the main events in the region.

(Subject to alteration)

The main events in Normandy

> 1st January swim in Dieppe, Etretat, Fécamp, Deauville...

Bold swimmers venture out into the sea at 5°C!

> 4th Jan: Golden League, Rouen, Seine-Maritime

International handball championship at the Kindarena, the city’s main sports arena.

> Until 6th January 2018: 'La Cathédrale de Guillaume', Bayeux, Calvados

Light show in Bayeux Cathedral.

> Until 7th January 2018: Illuminated towns and villages in the Bocage, Orne

The Bocage landscapes, around Domfront and Flers, are all lit up for the festive season.

> 13th – 28th Jan: Foire Saint-Vincent, Argentan, Orne

Majour funfair held in the town centre with many rides for big and small.

> 18th – 21st Jan: 'Festival Le Goût des Autres', Le Havre, Seine-Maritime

A major literary festival punctuated by concerts and shows.

> 19th – 21st Jan: 'Les Puces Rouennaises', Rouen, Seine-Maritime

The well-known antiques’ fair returns with over three hundred antique dealers.

> 26th Jan: 'Duchamp dans sa ville' opening ceremony, Rouen, Seine-Maritime

Festival celebrating the work of modern artist Marcel Duchamp, who studied and worked in Rouen.

> 28th January: International Human Rights Competition, Mémorial de Caen, Calvados

Lawyers from around the world will defend genuine cases of human rights violations

> 10th Jan - 20th Feb: Sales - "Soldes", all over Normandy