Normandy's prettiest villages

In Normandy, six villages have been awarded the Plus Beaux Villages de France (meaning “France's most beautiful villages”) label. They are all set in beautiful surroundings and have a rich cultural heritage. These villages are yours to explore and enjoy so follow the guide!

Beuvron-en-Auge (Calvados)

Don't miss:

> The Saturday market

> The Cider Route


Veules-les-Roses (Seine-Maritime)

Don't miss:

> The old water mills

> The cosy tea rooms

> The watercress beds


Lyons-la-Forêt (Eure)

Don't miss:

> The old covered market

> The half-timbered houses

> The forest


Barfleur (Manche)

Don't miss:

> The restaurants on the port serving Barfleur mussels

> The Phare de Gatteville, a lighthouse at the tip of Barfleur


Le Bec-Hellouin (Eure)

Don't miss:

> The Church of St Andrews

> The Notre-Dame du Bec Abbey


Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei (Orne)

Don't miss:

> The Chapel

> The Roman Church

> The view from the bridge overlooking the village