France - Normandy (PDF Chapter)
This is the Normandy chapter from Lonely Planet’s France guidebook.
Normandy’s outsized role in Europe’s history is brought vividly to life by the spectacular and iconic island monastery of Mont St-Michel; the incomparable Bayeux Tapestry, and the transfixing cemeteries along the D-Day beaches, places of solemn pilgrimage.
- stroll among half-timbered houses and Gothic churches in Rouen’s old town
- travel back to 1066 with the Bayeux Tapestry, the world’s oldest comic strip
- ponder the price of freedom at the D-Day beaches and nearby war cemeteries
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Seine-Maritime, Rouen, Dieppe, Côte d’Albâtre, Le Havre, Calvados, Bayeux, D-Day Beaches, Caen, Deauville, Trouville-sur-Mer, Honfleur, Manche, Cherbourg, Mont St-Michel.
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