What makes Normandy different is its culture, the legacy of William the Conqueror, the historic scars left by the Second World War, its distinctive local cuisine and the rich cultural heritage that binds the men and women of this French region together.

Where is Normandy?

Where is Normandy?

Situated in north-west France, in Europe, Normandy is famous for its medieval and 20th-century history, Impressionist art, regional cuisine, beautiful landscapes and picturesque towns.

A few facts about Normandy

A few facts about Normandy

Normandy is made up of five départements: Seine-Maritime, Eure, Calvados, Manche and Orne. Here are a few key facts on the region…

Town and city breaks

Town and city breaks

Renowned for its picturesque villages, medieval sites, beautiful beaches and lush countryside, Normandy is also home to some of France’s largest and most exciting cities! Visitors can experience a great city break in Rouen, Caen and Le Havre or enjoy in a weekend away in several other of Normandy’s vibrant towns.

Discover the five “départements” that make up Normandy

Discover the five “départements” that make up Normandy

Wondering where to go in Normandy? The region is divided into five counties known as départements. Find out more about them here.

The most beautiful landscapes in Normandy

The most beautiful landscapes in Normandy

Explore Normandy in photos, whether it’s the Bay of the Mont-Saint-Michel, the cliffs of Etretat or a beautiful village in the Orne département. Enjoy browsing them all here!