>18th - 20th May: 'Dixie Days', Sainte-Adresse, Seine-Maritime
International jazz festival on the seafront
> 19th – 20th May: Festival «Graines de Jardin», Rouen, Seine-Maritime
A major garden festival set in the beautiful Jardin des Plantes, on Rouen’s south bank.
>18th - 20th May: Papillons de Nuit Festival, Saint-Laurent-de-Cuves, Manche
Modern music festival getting bigger every year.
> 19th - 21st May: 'Rencontre des Peintres', Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei, Orne
Open air painting and sculpture exhibitions in one of France's most picturesque villages.
> 26th May - 10th June: D-Day Festival Normandy, Bayeux-Bessin, Calvados
Selection of free celebrations around the anniversary of D-Day including firework displays and parades.
> 26th May: Mont-Saint-Michel Bay Marathon
20th edition of one of the world’s most scenic marathons.
> 26th - 27th May: 'la Fête des Gueux', Verneuil-sur-Avre, Eure
Medieval weekend with street parades, shows, markets…