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Normandy

Normandy is famous for its rich cultural heritage, lush meadow countryside and beaches; a gentle and tranquil place that’s within easy reach of the British Isles and perfect for a relaxing holiday for both couples and families alike. We have a comprehensive collection of gites in Normandy.

Situated in North West France it’s a great favourite with British holidaymakers year-round and the history of Normandy is inextricably linked with that of England through the Norman Conquest.

Since William the Conqueror conquered England in 1066, the Dukes of Normandy were often also Kings of England until the early 13th century. Many medieval landmarks can be found here and visitors will enjoy visiting some of the abbeys, churches, castles and palaces for which the region is renowned.

In more recent history, of course, the famous Allied D Day Invasion took place on the beaches of Normandy. Today visitors can explore the five beaches where more than 130,000 Allied Soldiers landed. The region is also home to many interesting museums and memorials to this period of World War Two and visitors can view old tanks, defences and army bunkers that played a part in the conflict.

As well as a fascinating history, Normandy''s wide beaches and 350 mile coastline make an ideal playground for families, with quiet meandering country lanes and rural farmland further inland to explore. There are picturesque villages to visit as well as famous sites such as Bayeux with its famous tapestry and Monet''s home at Giverny where he was inspired to paint the famous water lilies as well as other views of his beautiful garden. The cathedrals of Coutances, Caen and Rouen and the wonderful abbey of Mont St Michel are also well worth visiting.

Normandy is famous for dairy farming and produces excellent butter, cream and milk as well as superb cheeses such as Pont l''Eveque, Livarot and Camembert. There are many excellent restaurants, and visitors can enjoy local dishes and haute cuisine in towns and small villages all over the region. Apples are another delicacy for which Normandy is well known.

Lovers of the countryside will enjoy visiting Normandy''s four Natural Parks. Here you will find wildlife in beautifully cared for natural environments and plenty of space for family activities. There are lovely views of valleys, forests and the scenery that goes to make up Normandy''s countryside.

For a taste of North West France and a wonderfully relaxing break, search for holiday cottages in Normandy today.
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235 cottages are available
  • Moidrey, nr. Le Mont St. Michel
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    Moidrey, nr. Le Mont St. Michel

    Moidrey, nr. Le Mont St. Michel

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    Ref: W11183
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This delightful semi-detached cottage is situated in a quiet rural location, ideal for relaxing, walking or cycling...

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  • Quettehou
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    Quettehou

    Quettehou

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    Ref: FNM435
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Sea View

    This charming, beautiful, terraced, stone holiday property, has an entrance porch dating from the 12th-century and...

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  • Ste. Foy-de-Montgommery
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    Ste. Foy-de-Montgommery

    Ste. Foy-de-Montgommery

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    Ref: W12483
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    These traditional style, detached, half-timbered, Normandy cottages are located in a green valley and surrounded by...

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  • Placy-Montaigu
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    Placy-Montaigu

    Placy-Montaigu

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    Ref: FNM196
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    This wooden chalet is stylishly laid out and located close to Torigni-sur-Vire, famous for its lakes and numerous...

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  • Saint-Paul-du-Vernay
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    Saint-Paul-du-Vernay

    Saint-Paul-du-Vernay

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    Ref: FNC174
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    Built within an entirely renovated farm, this holiday apartment is comfortable and quiet, and guests will also enjoy...

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  • Siouville-Hague
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    Siouville-Hague

    Siouville-Hague

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    Ref: FNM383
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    This ground floor holiday apartment boasts sea views and is just 40m from a sandy beach. Siouville-Hague is a...

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  • Anneville-sur-Mer
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    Anneville-sur-Mer

    Anneville-sur-Mer

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    Ref: FNM178
    Key Features:
    - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    This prettily furnished holiday cottage is located a short distance from the vast and beautiful beach...

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  • Réville
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    Réville

    Réville

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    Ref: FNM215
    Key Features:
    - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    This charming little holiday house is typical of the lovely ‘Val de Saire’ region and offers a...

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  • Ouistreham
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    Ouistreham

    Ouistreham

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    Ref: FNC185
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    This second floor holiday apartment is both simple and comfortable. It has a west facing covered balcony where you...

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  • St. Siméon, nr. Domfront
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    St. Siméon, nr. Domfront

    St. Siméon, nr. Domfront

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    Ref: W12673
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio

    These semi-detached, stone holiday cottages have been completely renovated to provide ideal holiday accommodation in...

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  • Viessoix
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    Viessoix

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    Ref: FNC195
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This lovely semi-detached house has been tastefully furnished and has spacious rooms and a mezzanine area, used as...

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  • Grandcamp-Maisy
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    Grandcamp-Maisy

    Grandcamp-Maisy

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    Ref: FNC188
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Sea View

    Simply furnished, this holiday property lies on the seafront with views of the coastline, north Cotentin,...

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