2017 Travel Trade Edition by Normandie Travel Trade

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welcome to normandy find all you need to know about no normandy is easily accessible by plane train or by road the region is just a two hour drive from paris and its airports roissy-charles de gaulle and orly or from the port of calais if you take the train from paris in just over an hour you will arrive in normandy’s main cities with four local crosschannel ports there are also regular sailings from britain and ireland whether you plan on a dedicated trip or are looking to include the region as part of a wider tour normandy remains the ideal destination with a mixture of france’s best countryside heritage culture food and entertainment our 2017 guide is full of practical information and inspirational ideas to help you plan your next trip to normandy please note that the tourist board’s clubs have brochures available for professionals on the following dedicated themes historical sites and monuments parks and gardens golf courses outstanding hotels restaurants

mont-saint-michel © jérémie eloy wanaiifilms.com ut normandy here www.normandy-travel-trade.com 6 good reasons to come to normandy © fondation-claude-monet giverny cover photos © franck godard © jacob lund fotolia.com birthplace of impressionism as the spiritual birthplace of impressionism normandy has inspired many great artists to create images which live on in the collective consciousness today with its unique lighting magical seascapes dramatic monuments and dreamy countryside normandy offered the perfect backdrop for impressionist painters © patrick forget © lucinda belither d-day and the battle of normandy steeped in our common history normandy invites you to go back in time to retrace the footsteps of william the conqueror richard the lionheart and joan of arc explore the rich medieval history of normandy s architectural heritage with its chateaux abbeys and museums on june 6th 1944 normandy became world-famous for the part it played in d-day when

giverny © thierry houyel 1 13 just a short distance from paris this quaint artists’ retreat on the banks of the seine became the home of claude monet father of the impressionist movement who lived in giverny from 1883 until his death in 1926 his world famous house and gardens plus the musée des impressionnismes can be visited today 12 11 10 seine valley © dieter basse 2 14 with its white cliffs picturesque villages the meandering seine river offers beautiful scenery notably from the vantage point at château gaillard impressive medieval fortress built by richard the lionheart which stands over 100 metres high on the cliff above the town of les andelys le havre a veritable museum-city on the banks of the seine rouen guarantees to make an impact with its medieval half-timbered houses its paved streets and its gothic churches and notre-dame cathedral artists flocked to this port city which is where joan of arc was burned at the stake the alabaster coast etretat is a

4 3 2 14 7 mont-saint-michel 1 8 9 the mont-saint-michel and its bay remain an international place of pilgrimage to this very day and are included on the unesco list of world cultural and natural heritage sites this medieval architectural wonder dominates the surrounding landscape rising out of the bay which provides the natural show of the greatest tidal ranges in europe after 20 years of planning followed by major works the montsaint-michel has become an island once more at high tide 16 11 bayeux 15 founded in 1715 by louis xiv le pin national stud also known as the versailles of horses is the oldest and most prestigious national stud in france caen a thriving modern city that is rich in history caen boasts outstanding historical sites from william the conqueror’s ducal castle the abbaye aux hommes and abbaye aux dames to the mémorial de caen a peace museum which takes an in-depth look at 20th century history t he d-day landing beaches © thierry houyel © ville de

forthcoming major events …in 2017 artistic festivities 27 may opening ceremony with a street parade linking the upper parts of the city to the beach 6 9 july royal de luxe s giants will take over the streets of the city 8 october 27 may – 5 november 2017 the unesco-listed city of le havre and its port will celebrate their 500th anniversary in style your groups can come and enjoy this major event including exciting contemporary art installations by inter nationally renowned artists exceptional exhibitions futuristic street parades and much more www.uneteauhavre2017.fr closing ceremony starting with a fireworks display at sunrise 27 may 8 october exhibition all about the maritime history of the city as well as the biggest transatlantic archive collection on display at the french lines transantlantic passenger terminal 9 september 8 october claude monet s impression sunrise retur ns to le havre birthplace of impressionism where it was originally painted in 1872, 

new museums sites and visits panorama xxl – rouen the first and only panorama in france the 31-metre high rotunda offers 360° panoramic views of circular paintings by the german artist yadegar asisi on world exclusive display until september 2017 gothic rouen a panorama of the city in the middle ages with joan of arc as the central theme www.panoramaxxl.com/en civilians in wartime memorial falaise dedicated to civilian victims of war both past and present the main focus of this museum is on the lives of the norman people during world war ii through archive footage an interactive tablet tour and immersive film groups will discover both the tragic and the trivialities of everyday life under german occupation the allied liberation subsequent bombings and post-war reconstruction www.memorial-falaise.com muséoseine caudebec-en-caux dedicated to the seine river running through normandy the main focus of this new museum is on the history of the river through interactive

www.normandy-travel-trade.com the website dedicated to travel trade professionals the normandy tourist board has a website for travel trade professionals this website features all the information you need to organise your next trip to normandy with a log book and an interactive map together with a photo library… 1 2 3 4 5 for brochures photo library downloads 2 to get to normandy weather and tides 3 everything normandy has to offer 4 normandy 5 your space and log book 6 latest news 7 what’s on 8 map your offers and favourites highlights 7 8 design imprimerie gabel +33 02 32 82 39 39 printers imprimerie champagnac sas +33 04 71 48 51 05 6