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Amiens – Tips

Transport Getting There By Air Although there’s a small airport, the biggest airport serving Amiens is Paris’s third airport: Beauvais. Within Amiens Amiens is quite large, but the interesting parts are all concentrated in the city centre. There is a bus service The service is called AMETIS, and although not very widespread, you can get …

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Bayeux – Tips

Transport Getting There Ferry: The closest ferry harbours to and from the UK are Cherbourg, Caen/Ouistreham and Le Havre. Air: The international airport for Caen (click here to access the airport’s web site) is very close-by with regular flights to the UK. Within Bayeux There is no useable bus service, but you don’t need one. When entering the …

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Caen – Tips

What to do, what to see in Caen, Normandy. Tips where to go, how to get there.


Deauville – Tips

Transport Getting There Train. There is a train link between Paris and the shared railway station of Trouville-sur-Mer and Deauville. There are several daily direct (and ones where you need to change) trains. Fastest time is 2 hours. Ferry: Closest ferry harbours from the UK are Ouistreham (Caen) and Le Havre. There is an irregular …

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View of Dieppe's church taken from the castle

Dieppe – Introduction

Dieppe, a fishing city with a big and intact castle/fortress, one of France’s oldest golf links and a twice daily ferry to Newhaven, UK.


Dinard – Tips

Transport Getting there Air: The airport, close to Dinard, is shared with Saint-Malo and offers international flights, particularly those of Ryanair. Other international destinations will require changing in London. Click here to access the airport’s website. Ferry: There is no ferry service from Dinard. To go to/from the UK, you will need to go to …

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Etretat view from the Southern cliffs

Etretat – Introduction

Etretat is Upper Normandy’s most popular tourist destination, particularly with the Parisians and locals. It is a small town (some 1500 inhabitants), but very picturesque and it has survived World War II almost intact. Its age can not be determined, but it is believed that it was there before the Vikings. Like most coastal towns …

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Etretat – Tips

Transport Getting There The only real way is by car/motorcycle and it will involve a bit of small road travel. There is a train service from Paris to Le Havre and from there you need to take a bus. TIP: If you are coming between April and September by car, come early and forget about …

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Domaine Saint Clair - Le Donjon Hotel Castle in Etretat

Etretat Castle – Domaine St. Clair Donjon Castle and Villa

Built: 19th centuryStatus: Hotel/RestaurantVisitable?: Yes, as a customerNotable: Overlooks the beach resort town of Etretat, each room is unique. The restaurant is a 1 Star Michelin rated restaurant.Web: Le Donjon The name is ominous for a hotel, since that is what the castle is. The Donjon means “the dungeon”. Located in the most popular tourist …

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Eugenie-les-Bains hotel, restaurant, spa

Eugenie-les-Bains – Introduction

The village of Eugenie-les-Bains would normally not be seen for any tourist destination if it weren’t for the one person whose activities the village centers around. This one person is Michel Guerard.

He is responsible for a top rated 3-star Michelin, restaurant, a 5 star luxury hotel and a top thermal spa.

Eugenie-les-Bains Tourist Office

Eugenie-les-Bains – Tips

Eugenie-Les-Bain is a very small village (450 inhabitants), so there’s not much to do apart from 3-star Michelin food, luxury hotel and most important, a high end thermal spa. Here’s how to get there, where to stay and what to do.

The old harbour of Honfleur

Honfleur – Introduction

Honfleur is the 2nd most popular tourist destination in Normandy, and for good reason; Although it has become very touristic, it’s still a pleasant trip for sightseeing and food.


Lannion – Tips

Transport Getting There Airport Lannion has an airport with regular flights to and from Paris Orly airport. Ferry The closest ferry stops are in Cherbourg and St. Malo. Getting Around Lannion Although they have an adequate bus service, the inner city is quite small and can be walked from one side to the opposite within …

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Le Havre from the Jardins Suspendu

Le Havre – Introduction

Le Havre is a city that has been rebuilt completely after WWII with a particular and special style. It’s so unique that it was put on the United Nation UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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