-The Mont-Saint-Michel: Experience Normandy’s most iconic landmark like never before. When night falls on the Bay, not only does the Mont-Saint-Michel light up, it also opens its doors to visitors for a unique night trail around the abbey. The architecture takes on a poetic look thanks to visuals and audio with a mythic night creature storyline that echoes in each corner of the monument.
Monday-Saturday from 10 July to 26 August. Doors open from 7:30pm to midnight. Last entrance at 11pm.
Once the sun fades and the shadows touch the ground, you can also cross the Bay on foot or on horseback at night with a guide. An unforgettable experience.
-Cherbourg: During the summer season, the local tourist office organises several night tours of the town. Equipped with tablet computers, participants get to discover Cherbourg’s medieval history while the soft light of the street lamps reflects on the pavements, giving off an intimate and an enigmatic atmosphere.
On 15, 22, 29 July and 5, 12, 19, 26 August at 9pm. Free!
-Carentan-les-Marais: Located on the Cotentin Peninsula, Carentan-les-Marais is a beautiful place to visit at nightfall. Accompanied by a guide, visitors can discover the scenery and wildlife of the swamp in which the town nestles.
On 12, 19, 26 July and 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 August at 8pm.
-Montgomery Chateau, Ducey: Just a few miles away from the Mont-Saint-Michel, this remarkable 17th century building will open its doors to the public for nocturnal visits.
On 20, 27 July and 3, 10 August at 9pm. 5€
-Mesnil-Geoffroy Chateau, Ermenouville: Don’t miss these two candle-lit tours of the chateau, where Victor Hugo and Antoine de Saint Exupéry stayed back in their days.
On 26 July and 9 August at 9:30pm. 12€/6€