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Holidays in Normandy

A land of rich history, beauty and cuisine...

Discover Normandy

Normandy in France

Getting to Normandy can take as little as 3 hours by ferry, making this fantastic holiday destination even easier to get to! The site of the D-Day landings, the home of William the Conqueror and the birthplace of Impressionism, alongside all this history and culture you'll find a region of incredible natural beauty - whether you spend time on it's coast of sandy beaches and craggy headlands or inland amongst it's apple orchards and fields of grazing Normande cows and thoroughbred horses.

Below are some of our favourite reasons to take a holiday in Normandy whether it's for a short break or a long holiday.  There really is something for everyone and you'll find lots more things to see and do in our Normandy guide.

What is Normandy perfect for?

Adventure-seeking families

Sailing in Calvados © Calvados Tourisme

With fantastic beaches and beautiful countryside, Normandy is great for an action-packed family adventure! From windsurfing and canoeing to cycling and horse riding, the kids will love exploring Normandy's exciting landscape.

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History and culture lovers

A section of the Bayeux tapestry, Normandy

Normandy has seen a lot of important historical events on its soil. Discover William the Conqueror in the region's chateaux and medieval towns, or the sites and museums highlighting the incredible events of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.

Our top 10 family attractions in Normandy

Cheese and cider connoisseurs

Cheese and cidre in Calvados © Calvados Tourisme

A region famous for it's apple orchards and fields of cows, Normandy is home to the best creams, cheeses and caramels, made from the milk of Normande cows, and the finest cidre produced from the freshest, crispest, sweetest apples.

Our top 10 attractions for everyone in Normandy

Our holidays in Normandy

Holiday cottages in Normandy

If you're looking for a home from home whilst on holiday, a gite or cottage is the perfect solution.

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Hotels in Normandy

Our superb range of hotels in France covers virtually every type of location, taste and budget.

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Family holidays in Normandy

With superb settings and variety of facilities our apartments and chalets are always highly popular.

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Why choose a holiday with Brittany Ferries?

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  • Excellent value for money - all our holiday prices are ferry-inclusive
  • Price-match guarantee - for an identical holiday at a lower price within 28 days of booking
  • Low deposit - book early and pay just £40 deposit. Balance due 8 weeks before departure
  • A choice of routes - regular sailings to Normandy from Portsmouth & Poole
  • Freedom & flexibility - take your car and decide your own route and take as much as you like
  • So much fun - restaurants, bars, cinemas, shops? Our ferries have them all

Plan your holiday to Normandy

'Trip Planner'

Trip Planner

Use our new Trip Planner to plan your perfect holiday or journey with us! You'll find lots of great things to see and do during your time in France and Spain Trip Planner

'Ferries to France'

Ferries to France

Brittany Ferries offer a choice of ferry crossings to France - from Portsmouth, Poole, Plymouth and Cork to Cherbourg, Caen, Roscoff, St Malo and Le Havre. Find out more

'New to Ferry Travel?'

New to Ferry Travel?

With Brittany Ferries getting there is all part of the fun. On board our cruise ferries you'll enjoy award-winning service and top-class facilities. New to Ferry Travel?

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Need some help with your holiday?

Our friendly team are available to assist you with your booking or any questions you may have.