Main food festivals 2020

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

Apple and Cider festivals:

> VIMOUTIERS: Foire de la Pomme (Orne)

17th and 18th October - Apple Fair with apple tart competition, tastings etc

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

18th 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)

25th October - Celebrating all things apple!

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

7th and 8th November - Traditional Cider festival

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Cheese festivals:

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

8-10 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)

31st May - Normandy cheese festival

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> LIVAROT: Foire aux Fromages (Calvados)

1st and 2nd August -Cheese festival

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> NEUFCHATEL: Fête du Fromage (Seine-Maritime)

20th September - Neufchâtel Cheese festival

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Seafood festivals:

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

8th and 9th August - Mackerel festival

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

26th and 27th September - Huge seafood festival around the port with over fifty stalls, tastings ans entertainment galore.

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> HONFLEUR: Fête de la Crevette (Calvados)

3rd and 4th October - Shrimp festival with sea shanties, shrimp peeling competitions,...

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

17th and 18th October - Scallop and seafood festival

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

24th and 25th 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)

7th and 8th 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)

13-15 March - Annual black pudding festival

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

2nd and 3rd May - Festival celebrating Normandy’s AOC quality certified products

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> ORBEC: Fête du Camembert (Calvados)

7th June - Festival celebrating Normandy's most famous cheese!

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> LESSAY: Foire de Lessay (Manche)

From 11th to 13th September - An impressive horse and cattle fair which attracts over 400,000 visitors every year.

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> BELLEME: Mycologiades internationales (Orne)

From 1st to 4th October - Mushroom picking together with exhibitions, competitions, etc ...

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

17th and 18th October 2019 - Celebration of Normandy's culinary traditions

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> VIRE: Fête de l'andouille (Calvados)

From 30th October to 1st November - 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: 14-15 November

Fécamp: 28-29 November

Le Tréport: 7-8 November

Saint-Valery-en-Caux: 22nd November

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