July 2017

Find out more about the main events in the region.

(Subject to alteration)

> Until 11th September: Pablo Picasso Season, Rouen, Seine-Maritime

Three major exhibitions of the artists' work held in three different museums.

> Until 20th August: Pierre et Gilles Exhibition, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime

A retrospective of the famous duo’s work at the MuMa (Modern Art Museum).

> Every Thursday: Les Jeudis du Pin, Le Haras du Pin, Orne

Weekly shows with dressage displays and show-jumping.

> First week-end in July: Bayeux Medieval Festival, Calvados

The streets of the town come alive with numerous medieval performances.

> 1st – 2nd July: 'Fête de la mer', Fécamp, Seine-Maritime

Concerts, shows, street parades and boat blessing.

>6th – 9th July: The Royal de Luxe company, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime

Marking the return of the company’s impressive mechanical marionettes at the heart of the city.

> 7th - 9th July: 'Festival du Lin', Doudeville, Seine-Maritime

Flax festival with scutching demonstrations, exhibitions, fashion shows...

> 7th - 9th July: Festival Beauregard, Hérouville-Saint-Clair, Calvados

Now one of France’s major pop-rock festivals, held on beautiful castle grounds with international artists.

> 10th - 11th July: 'Tour de France à la Voile', Fécamp, Seine-Maritime

A multi-staged race, inspired by the famous cycle race, round the coats of France. This summer, Fécamp will be the first stop on the route.

> 11th July - 26th August: 'Rendez-vous à la Cathédrale', Bayeux, Calvados

Sound and light show around the cathedral, at dusk, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

> 13th - 14th July: Firework displays, all over Normandy

Bastille Day celebrations.

> 13th - 16th July: 'Chauffer dans la Noirceur', Montmartin-sur-Mer, Manche

Contemporary music concert on the beach

> 19th – 23rd July: Moz’aïque Festival, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime

World music festival held in the suspended gardens.

> 21st – 22nd July: Art Sonic, Briouze, Orne

Music festival with several big names.

> 21st – 23rd July: 'Cin’Etoile', Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, Manche

Open air cinema and concerts under the stars.

> 29th - 30th July: 'Foire aux maquereaux', Yport, Seine-Maritime

Mackerel fair around the port.

> 29th - 30th July: 'Fête de l’huitre', Denneville plage, Manche

Oystel festival with tastings galore and a large antique fair.