Main food festivals 2017

Normandy's annual food festivals

Apple and Cider festivals:

> CAUDEBEC-EN-CAUX: Fête du Cidre et de la Pomme (Seine-Maritime)

24 September - Apple and Cider festival taking place on the banks on the River Seine.

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

14-15 October - Apple Fair with apple tart competition, tastings etc

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

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

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> CONCHES-EN-OUCHE: Fête de la Pomme (Eure)

29 October - Celebrating all things apple!

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

11-12 November - Traditional Cider festival

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Cheese festivals:

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

May - 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)

June - Normandy cheese festival

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> LIVAROT: Foire aux Fromages (Calvados)

5-6 August -Cheese festival

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> NEUFCHATEL: Fête du Fromage (Seine-Maritime)

16-17 September - Neufchâtel Cheese festival

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Seafood festivals:

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

29-30 July - Mackerel festival

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

30 September - 1 October - Huge seafood festival around the port with over fifty stalls, tastings ans entertainment galore.

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> HONFLEUR: Fête de la Crevette (Calvados)

30 September - 1 October - Shrimp festival with sea shanties, shrimp peeling competitions,...

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

21-22 October - Scallop and seafood festival

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

28-29 October - Scallop and seafood festival

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> LIEUREY: Fête du Hareng (Eure)

11th November - Herring festival

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

11-12 November - "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)

March - Annual black pudding festival

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

Weekend end April or beginning May - Festival celebrating Normandy’s AOC quality certified products

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> ORBEC: Fête du Camembert (Calvados)

June - Festival celebrating Normandy's most famous cheese!

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> LESSAY: Foire de Lessay (Manche)

8 to 10 September

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> BELLEME: Mycologiades internationales (Orne)

28 September to 1st October - Mushroom picking together with exhibitions, competitions, etc ...

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

14-15 October - Celebration of Normandy's culinary traditions

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> VIRE: Fête de l'andouille (Calvados)

27-29 October - 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: 18-19 November

Fécamp: 25-26 November

Le Tréport: 11-12 November

Saint-Valery-en-Caux: 19 November

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