30 March-2 April: Easter Fair in the Pays de Bray (near Neufchâtel-en-Bray)
Taking place all weekend in the picturesque Pay de Bray countryside, this Easter Fair in the village of Buchy will host a funfair all weekend, a donkey and chicken fair on the Sunday and a market boasting 200 stalls on the Monday morning. While older children will enjoy the rides, little ones will love befriending the animals and parents can peruse artisanal products and local produce galore.
Festival entry is free | bit.ly/EasterFairPaysDeBray
1 April: Buried treasure in the Perche (Saint-Cyr-la-Rosière)
Parents and children over six are invited to take part in a fun-filled treasure hunt at the Ecomuseum of the Perche, a beautiful old priory in the heart of the Perche Natural Regional Park. With an Easter egg trail and an 11am puppet show for children under six, there’s something for the whole family!
Entry is free | ecomuseeduperche.fr
2 April: Easter egg hunt at the Château du Champ de Bataille (Le Neubourg)
Young and old alike will love this year’s Easter egg hunt, which takes place at 10am in the beautiful gardens of the Château du Champ de Bataille, alongside pony rides and a treasure hunt. The chateau restaurant Café Garcia will also be serving a special Easter menu. Prizes include the coveted chocolate hen, made by renowned local chocolatier Michel Cluizel.
Entry to the gardens costs €15 for adults, €10 for 12-16s and is free for under 12s | Taking part in the Easter egg hunt is free
14-15 April: Cabourg in Bloom (Flowered Coast)
Every Easter, visitors flock to the pretty seaside resort of Cabourg for the annual Garden en Fleurs festival. Enjoy a ride on the big wheel, explore the town on the tourist train, try out Norman specialties at the festival or embark on a family-orientated tablet tour of the town.
Festival entry is free | cabourg.fr/garden-en-fleurs