Main food festivals 2019

Normandy's annual food festivals will get your mouth watering!

Apple and Cider festivals:

> VIMOUTIERS: Fête de la Pomme et du Cidre (Orne)

19th and 20th October - Apple Fair with apple tart competition, tastings etc

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> BEUVRON-EN-AUGE: Fête du Cidre (Calvados)

20th October - Major Cider festival held in one of Normandy's most picturesque villages

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> CONCHES-EN-OUCHE: Fête de la Pomme, du Cidre et du Fromage (Eure)

Sunday 27 October 2019 - Celebrating all things apple!

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> LE SAP: Fête du Cidre à l'ancienne (Orne)

9th and 10th November - Traditional Cider festival

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Cheese festivals:

> PONT-L'EVEQUE: Fête du fromage (Calvados)

10-12 May 2019 - Celebrating one of Normandy's most famous cheeses, not forgetting all the others!

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> TOUFFREVILLE-SUR-EU: Fête du fromage (Seine-Maritime)

2nd June 2019 - Normandy cheese festival

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> LIVAROT: Foire aux Fromages (Calvados)

3rd and 4th August 2019 -Cheese festival

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> NEUFCHATEL: Fête du Fromage (Seine-Maritime)

15th September 2019 - Neufchâtel Cheese festival

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Seafood festivals:

> TROUVILLE-SUR-MER: Fête de la Mer et du Maquereau (Calvados)

3rd and 4th August 2019 - Mackerel festival

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> GRANVILLE: Toute la Mer sur un Plateau (Manche)

28 and 29 September 2019 - Huge seafood festival around the port with over fifty stalls, tastings ans entertainment galore.

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> HONFLEUR: Fête de la Crevette (Calvados)

5th and 6th October 2019 - Shrimp festival with sea shanties, shrimp peeling competitions,...

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> OUISTREHAM: Fête de la Coquille St Jacques (Calvados)

19 - 20 October 2019 - Scallop and seafood festival

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> VILLERS-SUR-MER: Fête de la Coquille St Jacques (Calvados)

26 - 27 October 2019 - Scallop and seafood festival

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> LIEUREY: Fête du Hareng (Eure)

11th November 2019 - Herring festival

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> PORT EN BESSIN: Le goût du large (Calvados)

9- 10 November 2019 - "A taste for the open sea" scallop and seafood festival

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Local produce and traditions:

> MORTAGNE-AU-PERCHE: Foire au Boudin (Orne)

15-17 March 2019 - Annual black pudding festival

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> CAMBREMER: « Les rencontres de Cambremer » (Calvados)

4 and 5 May 2019 - Festival celebrating Normandy’s AOC quality certified products

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> ORBEC: Fête du Camembert (Calvados)

2nd June 2019 - Festival celebrating Normandy's most famous cheese!

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> LESSAY: Foire de Lessay (Manche)

From 6th to 8th September 2019 - An impressive horse and cattle fair which attracts over 400,000 visitors every year.

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> BELLEME: Mycologiades internationales (Orne)

From 3rd to 6th October 2019 - Mushroom picking together with exhibitions, competitions, etc ...

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> ROUEN: Fête du Ventre et de la Gastronomie normande (Seine-Maritime)

12 and 13 October 2019 - Celebration of Normandy's culinary traditions

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> VIRE: Fête de l'andouille (Calvados)

From 1st to 3rd November 2019 - Festival celebrating Vire's genuine andouille

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> Fêtes du Hareng : LE TREPORT, FECAMP, ETRETAT, DIEPPE, SAINT-VALERY-EN-CAUX (Seine-Maritime)

Weekends in November - Herring festivals along the coast in Seine-Maritime

Dieppe: 16-17 November 2019

Fécamp: 23-24 November 2019

Le Tréport: 9-10 November 2019

Saint-Valery-en-Caux: 17th November 2019

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