Published on 4 May 2020
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Looking for somewhere unique and full of character for a romantic getaway, honey moon or corporate event? Welcome to our handpicked selection of Normandy’s best B&Bs and charming guesthouses.
1- Le Domaine de la Pommeraye, Wellness in the Suisse Normande
A spacious spa complements this exclusive retreat with top-notch treatments and pampering, a heated indoor pool, a sauna and a steam room. The Domaine de la Pommeraye is an enchanting and unusual place to stay to relax and unwind. The extensive former 18th-century stud farm is beautifully restored and features comfortable en suite bedrooms. When it comes to dining, Chef Yann’s bastion of precise cookery is built on fresh, local and seasonal produce. An authentic setting for an exquisite getaway in Calvados!
Le Domaine de La Pommeraye
14690 La Pommeraye
2- Le Manoir de Chanteloup, peace and harmony in the Manche département
Anyone searching for a place to soothe the soul will find this manor set in the heart of the 1.6 acres park quite magical. A timeless elegance pervades this beautiful 16th-century residence traditionally restored by nature and history lovers Dominique and Nikola. Live your way, at your own pace, during your stay in the Coutances area: the guestroom features its own fully equipped kitchen for your convenience.
Le Manoir de Chanteloup
25 rue d’Argouges
3- La Ferme des Isles, a secluded paradise in the Eure département
If your idea of holiday heaven is being in the countryside with lots of fresh air, look no further! With evocative guestroom names such as Sun, River, Forest, Meadow and Garden, this farmhouse offers magnificent natural scenery. You’ll instantly feel relaxed in this paradise of greenery run by friendly owners Sophie and Francois. The splendid stone-built barn with beautiful wooden beams can accommodate up to 15 people.
La Ferme des Isles, B&B with swimming pool
7 chemin des Isles
27490 Autheuil Authouillet
4- La Villette au Jardin, a flower show all year round
Welcome to Françoise and Philippe Fontaine’s characterful stone-built property, two artists and true Normandy lovers who combine mutual talents in art and hospitality. One is a landscape gardener, the other a painter and visual artist. This flower filled oasis among the apple trees is a dreamland for wilderness enthusiasts who can indulge in joyful bird songs as an alarm clock. A hearty breakfast with organic produce and home-made jams makes the perfect start to the day.
La Villette au Jardin
5- La Maison Maleyrand, a journey back to the Age of Enlightenment in the Perche Regional Natural Park
Antique and vintage lovers, immerse yourself in glamour and bygone days with a stay in this stylish countryside hideout in the Orne department. Take a time warp trip in one of the 4 elegant rooms decorated in Maison Maleyrand’s own concept of cabinets of curiosities. The 18th century mansion boasts a 1,500 square-meters enclosed garden and houses one of the last medieval towers of Mortagne-au-Perche’s fortifications.
La Maison Maleyrand
19 rue des déportés