Normandy is a very special part of France. Perched in the north of the country just a ferry ride away from Englands shores Normandy is steeped in historical significance and proud to maintain its centuries-old traditions. Wars have been fought on this land throughout the years and, perhaps because of this, the region holds steadfastly to its heritage.
A gite in Normandy can be found along its sandy coastline or further inland amidst its picturesque rolling farmland. And if youre looking for a gite in Normandy in an area that will stimulate your taste buds you need look no further. Here is the land that bought us Calvados, Camembert and brioche - the region is renowned for its world-class cheeses and pastries and youll never be very far from an excellent patisserie. If youre looking for a gite in Normandy for the family, youll have no problem finding just what youre after; there are sandy beaches to play on and horse riding and outdoor activities available throughout the region. And, if its history that you want to savour, then holiday rentals can also be found within easy distances of the stunning Norman cathedrals and abbeys that are situated throughout the area. Bayeux is right on your doorstep so you can pop in to see the tapestry, the beautiful Mont St Michel is well worth a day trip and for a poignant reminder of the last war fought on this land, you can visit the site of the D-Day landings. The larger cities shouldnt be overlooked either, Rouen, Caen, Cherbourg and Le Harve all have holiday rentals options and are excellent bases for exploring the surrounding area. A gite in Normandy will give you a chance to get a real flavour of this fascinating region.