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Campsites in Normandy

Normandy is a region that speaks to the imagination. The charming, lightly sloping landscape is home to many authentic towns and harbours. It is a wonderful place for enjoying the countryside and culture. History is never far away: the famous beaches (D-Day), museums, cemeteries and other memorial sites that richly adorn the region still exude historical value. A campsite in Normandy is thus a great starting point for a holiday where enjoyment, conviviality and history go hand in hand.

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Campsites in Normandy: natural beauty, picturesque towns and history

Campsites in Normandy have all the ingredients for an unforgettable holiday. Swimming pools (also heated), entertainment teams, playgrounds and other forms of amusement are very well arranged at many family campsites in Normandy. The coast is never far away. The beach is a great place for lazing around or for taking a walk.

Located in Lower Normandy are wonderful coastal resort such as Cherbourg and Bayeux, as well as charming cities such as Honfleur, Calvados, Manche and Orne. The region has a long coastline with endless beaches, impressive chalk cliffs and ports as well as a wonderful hinterland where you can find plenty of peace and space.

The lovely coastal resorts and cities rich in culture are just as beautiful in Upper Normandy. Cities such as Rouen, with its world-famous cathedral (once depicted by the painter Monet), Dieppe and Le Havre are but a few you will find here. You can of course explore the surroundings by car only if you go by foot, horse or on a bike that you can really enjoy the beauty of Normandy. So, do not forget to take your hiking boots or mountain bike with you!

Coastal region and hinterland

Both the part of the region situated on the Atlantic Ocean as the hinterland of Normandy are surprisingly beautiful, each in their own way. The coastal region is popular among sun worshippers. The wonderful beaches are thoroughly enjoyable. And there are many great pavement cafes in the charming beach resorts. The hinterland, with its old villages, winding roads and green countryside, will undoubtedly give you the ultimate holiday feeling. A few not to be missed trips in Normandy:

  • Mont Saint-Michel
    A visit to Mont Saint-Michel. This highly popular rocky tidal island is accessible by bridge and only open to pedestrians. The highlight is the Medieval Abbey. Brave the crossing and witness one of the most beautiful views in France.
  • War musea
    A visit to the war-related buildings, in particular in Lower Normandy. The museums, the cemeteries, as well the beaches where D-Day played out tell the moving history of war in France. Impressive and educational, every history enthusiast will be able to spend days here.
  • Island of Flowers Jersey
    A boat trip to Jersey is a great addition to your holiday. The island, with its nickname the ‘Island of Flowers’ and located in the Bay of Mont Saint-Michel, is the largest of the Channel Islands. Here you will find varied countryside: from beaches and coastal paths to charming villages.

Whether you decide to stay at the campsite for entertainment, or whether you like to venture further afield to explore the surroundings, a holiday in Normandy is one you will not soon forget.

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