Normandy full of beauty and history
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The second day of my trip to Normandy was a visit to one of France's most iconic images, the spectacular island monastery of Mont Saint-Michel. Often referred to as the Mont is an island commune located about 0.6 miles off the Northwestern coast of ...
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Next, it's off to the medieval city of Bayeux where a peek at the famous 230-foot-long tapestry is a must. Bayeux's Gothic-style cathedral is also worth a visit. In the summertime, the cathedral comes alive with one of the most impressive light shows ...
10 of the best country campsites in France
Since its commission – by none other than William the Conqueror – Château de Monfréville, 10km from the Normandy coast, has housed everyone from Walt Disney's whole family to invading German soldiers. Today it is limited to just 25 tent pitches, with ...
Allied codebreakers uncovered secret Nazi plot to STEAL the Bayeux Tapestry
But on August 18, 1944, Himmler sent Carl Oberg, head of the SS in France, a radio message decrypted by Bletchley. The order read: “Do not forget to bring the Bayeux Tapestry to a place of safety.” Knowing that meant the heart of the Reich, the duty ...
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France's Favorite Town is Kaysersberg
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Take Annecy, for instance, often referred to as "the Venice of Savoie," or Bayeux in the north, home to the eleventh-century tapestry that bears the same name. And don't get us started on car-free ... In fact, the honor went to a place that isn't even ...
Take an early break this spring in western France
The D-Day landing beaches, Bayeux Tapestry, Mont Saint-Michel, the Abbey at Jumièges and Claude Monet's Giverny garden are among the more revered landmarks, but there are other gems such as medieval Honfleur, Rouen Cathedral, the standing ...
13 reasons why Brittany is better than Cornwall
It would take you a similar amount of time and effort to head across the Channel to Brittany, the north-western corner of France that juts out into the wild Atlantic just as its West Country cousin does. Brittany's westerly coastal region, Finistère ...
20 of the best budget restaurants in France
The blunder has been laughed off, but cuisine is a serious business in France, which lays claim to some of the world's best eateries. Michelin stars abound, but some of the most rewarding dining experiences happen in some of the country's smaller, ...
Normandy, a heaven on earth in France | TravelDailyNews ...
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Normandy is one of the regions of France, roughly corresponding to the historical Duchy of Normandy. Administratively, Normandy is divided into five ...
A section of the Bayeux Tapestry has been unveiled at Tonbridge Castle
The section of the tapestry was given to Tonbridge by French National Assembly member Nicole Ameline, who was "hugely impressed and enthused" by Tonbridge Castle having been invited by Sir John after the 2014 D-Day Commemorations in Normandy.
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