> 1st May: 24 Heures Motonautiques, Rouen, Seine-Maritime
Offshore powerboat race on the river Seine.
> 4th - 5th May: ‘Les Rencontres de Cambremer’, Calvados
Food festival celebrating AOC (Controlled Appellation) products.
> 8th May: Fête des Fleurs, Dieppe, Seine-Maritime
Huge plant and garden festival in the streets of the town centre
> 8th May: Fête du Fromage, Pont-l'Evêque, Calvados
Major cheese festival held in Pont-l'Evêque, where the world-famous cheese was born.
> 11th – 12th May: The Hermione comes to Dieppe, Seine-Maritime
This beautiful Tall Ship will dock in Dieppe for two days.
> 11th May: 'La Nuit des Cathédrales'
For one night only, Rouen Cathedral and Bayeux Cathedral will open their doors to the public until midnight.
> 14th – 17th May: The Hermione comes to Ouistreham, Calvados
This beautiful Tall Ship will dock in the port of Ouistreham.
> 16th - 26th May: Normandy Channel Race
A 1000-mile international sailing race starting and ending in Caen, with a fun-filled ten-day events programme.
> 17th - 19th May: 'Les Enfants de Molière' Festival, Dieppe, Seine-Maritime
Theatre festival with six shows.