July 2018

Find out more about the main events in the region.

(Subject to alteration)

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

Weekly shows with dressage displays and show-jumping.

> Until 1st July: 'Cabourg mon Amour', Cabourg, Calvados

Indie music festival on the sandy beach.

> 5th -8th July: Bayeux Medieval Festival, Calvados

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

> 6th - 8th July: Hello Birds Festival, Etretat, Seine-Maritime

Free indie music festival on the beach.

> July: 'Fête de la mer', Fécamp, Seine-Maritime

Concerts, shows, street parades and boat blessing.

>5th – 8th July: 'Sorties de Bain' Festival, Granville, Manche

Street art festival.

> 6th - 8th July: 'Festival du Lin', Doudeville, Seine-Maritime

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

> 6th - 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. Depeche Mode and Macklemore are headlining this year.

> 9th - 10th July: 'Tour de France à la Voile', Dieppe, Seine-Maritime

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

> 12th - 13th July: 'Tour de France à la Voile', Barneville-Carteret, Manche

Next stop: Barneville-Carteret, on the Cotentin Peninsula.

> From mid-July: '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 - 15th July: 'Chauffer dans la Noirceur', Montmartin-sur-Mer, Manche

Contemporary music concert on the beach

> 18th – 22nd July: Moz’aïque Festival, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime

World music festival held in the suspended gardens.

> 20th – 21st July: Art Sonic, Briouze, Orne

Music festival with several big names.

> 28th – 29th July: Viking Village, La Lucerne d'Outremer, Manche

Festival celebrating Vinkings and Normans.

> July: 'Fête de la Moule', Isigny-sur-Mer, Calvados

Large mussel festival.

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

Mackerel fair around the port.

> July: 'Fête de l’huitre', Denneville plage, Manche

Oyster festival with tastings galore and a large antique fair.