Normandy is a truly cultural place with fascinating stories told and untold. Some are easily discovered in museums, guided tours and galleries. Others lurk in our folklore, whisper on our beaches, murmur in our countryside.
Here, world-class attractions, Impressionist landmarks , heritage sites, arts festivals and musical performances provide visitors with a window into the Normandy way of life through centuries and share its ongoing and contemporary creativity. 

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Normandy Impressionist Festival

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Normandy Impressionist Festival

Granville Carnival

Granville Carnival

A Summer in Le Havre

A Summer in Le Havre

Papillons de Nuit festival

Papillons de Nuit festival

The Monumental Forest

The Monumental Forest

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Normandy, birthplace of Impressionism

Welcome to Normandy, the birthplace of Impressionism. Inspired by the unique light, the beauty and the mystery of Normandy, Impressionist painters set up their easels along the Channel coast and the banks of the Seine, in Rouen’s old town and Monet’s private gardens in Giverny. Claude Monet‘s Impression, sunrise painted in 1872 was initially derided […]