Website URL: http://www.brittany-ferries.co.uk/guides/france/normandy/attractions

Attractions in Normandy

Things to see and do

Holidaying in, or near, the region of Normandy and looking for ways to keep everyone entertained?

Our attractions guides will help you to find the best way to keep everyone happy whilst on holiday with family-friendly attractions, museums and historical monuments, the great outdoors and much, much more!

Why not also take a look at our events & festivals pages to find out what is going on in Normandy during your holiday?

Normandy Attractions

  • Claude Monet's Garden
    7 out of 10, based on 51 ratings

    Take a wander through Claude Monet's spectacular gardens where he painted many of his most famous works. Strolling through the famous…

    Read more

  • Ecomusee de la Baie du Mont St Michel
    5 out of 10, based on 10 ratings

    In the Bay of Mont St Michel, this museum has an exhibition about 'man, nature & landscapes' - the flora, fauna & local activities from…

    Read more

  •  
  • Aérodrome d'Avranches
    6 out of 10, based on 15 ratings

    Not for the fainthearted, but great fun if you're the daring kind! Take a microlight trip over Mont St Michel for a fantastic view of this…

    Read more

  • Scriptorial d'Avranches
    5 out of 10, based on 10 ratings

    The Avranches Scriptorial with its fantastic collection from Mont St Michel Abbey is the only museum in France entirely devoted to the…

    Read more

  •  
  • Château de Balleroy
    5 out of 10, based on 18 ratings

    Built in 1631, this charming château has undergone extensive restoration & refurbishment since its purchase by Malcolm S Forbes in 1970…

    Read more

  • Le Souterroscope
    6 out of 10, based on 21 ratings

    This huge complex of underground slate mines was abandoned a century ago and is now a site of exceptional natural beauty housing Europe's…

    Read more

  •  
  • Tapisserie de Bayeux
    8 out of 10, based on 58 ratings

    The famous Bayeux Tapestry depicts the events of the Norman Conquest of England and illustrates much about the life of the Normans. 231ft…

    Read more

  • Château de Fontaine Henry
    5 out of 10, based on 15 ratings

    Halfway between Caen and the D-Day Landing beaches, this château overlooks a lush green valley. Its spectacular roofs sit above a richly…

    Read more

  •  
  • Le Mémorial de Caen
    8 out of 10, based on 56 ratings

    From pre-1945 to the post-1945 period, this museum tells the story of the 20thC in a spectacular presentation of the events that had such…

    Read more

  • Batterie d'Azeville
    6 out of 10, based on 9 ratings

    The Azeville battery with its 4 Schneider cannons was at the heart of the action during the D-Day Landings on Utah Beach in June 1944…

    Read more

  •  
  • Maison Natale Jean- François Millet
    6 out of 10, based on 9 ratings

    Millet, whose paintings include l'Angelus and Glaneuses was born here in 1814. His family home in this country hamlet has now been restored…

    Read more

  • Maison Jacques Prévert
    5 out of 10, based on 8 ratings

    This lovely house, bought in 1970 by the poet and film scriptwriter Jacques Prévert, was where he lived until his death in 1977. His…

    Read more

  •  
  • Ile Tatihou (30k)
    6 out of 10, based on 42 ratings

    This island has a maritime museum with archaeological collections as well as boats and fishing equipment. The site also has a bird-watching…

    Read more

  • La Cité de la Mer
    7 out of 10, based on 51 ratings

    An unmissable attraction when you are in Normandy, La Cité de la Mer is a fantastic place to spend the whole day learning about man's…

    Read more

  •  
  • Fours à Chaux, Musée Maritime
    6 out of 10, based on 5 ratings

    These 19th century lime ovens were fuelled by wood or coal - an advanced technology at that time. Follow the outdoor trail with sound…

    Read more

  • Domaine Coeur de Lion
    5 out of 10, based on 13 ratings

    Set in an orchard, this group of typical Norman buildings includes a press, distillery, wine store, workshop and 16thC manor where you can…

    Read more

  •