Things to do in france

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Open to the public, the garden contains over 500 varieties of ancient vegetables, including unusual varieties like devil's ear lettuce and rainbow corn. 

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The 1944 Historical Trail is a 40 km circuit in the Carentan area that takes in 13 sites that were important in the battles to free this sector following D-Day.

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A majestic abbey church often mistaken for Rouen cathedral as it is so large and grand.

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William the Conqueror built this abbey, along with his wife Mathilda's stunning Abbaye aux Dames (the 'Ladies' Abbey'), as penance to the Church for their marriage.

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Legend has it that Viscount Alain III of Rohan founded the Abbaye de Bon Repos in the 12th century after the Virgin Mary appeared to him in a dream.

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Founded in the 12thC, this Benedictine abbey enjoyed great prosperity until the 16thC when it fell into decline. Since 1956 many of the private monastic buildings, which include the...