June 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.

> Until 11th June: D-Day Festival Normandy, Bayeux-Bessin, Calvados

Selection of free celebrations around the anniversary of D-Day including firework displays and parades.

> 2nd – 5th June: Normandy WWII International Film Festival, Bayeux, Calvados

Festival recognizing the world's best World War II films

> 2nd – 4th June: Rendez-vous aux Jardins, all over Normandy

National garden open day.

>2nd - 4th June: Papillons de Nuit Festival, Saint-Laurent-de-Cuves, Manche

Modern music festival getting bigger every year.

>2nd – 4th June: 'Dixie Days', Sainte-Adresse, Seine-Maritime

International jazz festival.

>3rd June: Carentan Liberty March, Carentan-les-Marais, Manche

Remembrance march through the streets of the town.

> 3rd - 5th June: 'Rencontre des Peintres', Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei, Orne

Open air painting and sculpture exhibitions in one of France's most picturesque villages.

>3rd - 5th June: 'Les Camembertises', Camembert, Orne

A taste of Camembert country that’s sure to tickle your taste buds.

>3rd - 5th June: 'Fête des Marins', Honfleur, Calvados

Street parade and boat blessing.

>4th June: 'Fête du Camembert', Orbec, Calvados

Celebrating France’s most famous cheese!

>21st June: 'Fête de la Musique', all over Normandy

The national music day takes place every year on the longest day of the year, and is the perfect night to stay outside and enjoy concerts with friends and family.

>22nd June: Solitaire du Figaro, Dieppe, Seine-Maritime

One of the world's toughest sailing competitions will finish in Dieppe this year.

>23rd - 24th June: Rock in Evreux Festival, Eure

Pop-rock festival with several big names: The Prodigy, Jain, Machine Gun Kelly...

>23rd - 25th June: 'Juliobonales', Lillebonne, Seine-Maritime

Historical-themed festival.

>23rd - 25th June: La Seine en Fête, various locations, Seine-Maritime

New festival celebrating the River Seine.

>23rd - 25th June: Honfleur Carnival, Calvados

First edition of the town's carnival.

>24 June: Open-air Opera, Château du Champ de Bataille, Le Neubourg, Eure

>24 June: Dancing the Sea, Ouistreham, Calvados

An eco-oriented festival on the beach with many contemporary dance performances.

>24th - 25th June: 'Le petit train à vapeur', Longny les Villages, Orne

All aboard this miniature steam train!

>28th June – 1st July: Archéo Jazz festival, Blainville-Crevon, Seine-Maritime

Jazz, soul and blues concerts in the illuminated ruins of Blainville Castle. This year's line-up includes Gregory Porter, Earth Wind & Fire, UB40 and many more.

> 29 June - 02 July: Bayeux Medieval Festival, Calvados

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

>30 June - 02 July: 'Viva Cité', Sotteville-lès-Rouen, Seine-Maritime

One of Europe’s major street art festivals.