A region known for its produce of rustic cheeses and ciders in its pretty rural areas, Normandy has an important history from William the Conqueror to WW2 with a dramatic coastline that includes the D-Day Landings beaches, stylish beach resorts and the stunning Mont St Michel.


With our ports in Caen, Cherbourg and Le Havre, Normandy couldn't be easier to reach, or more rewarding when you get there. Stylish beach resorts, a wealth of major historical sites, fabulous countryside, and the most delicious seafood imaginable are just a few of the many attractions that will all vie for your attention.

With a long, dramatic stretch of beautiful coastline and superb attractions, from the picturesque harbour of Honfleur to the magnificent Gothic abbey of Mont St Michel this region has long been a favourite with British holidaymakers.

Inland has a landscape patterned with grand châteaux, fine parks and gardens, half-timbered houses and sleepy villages that come to life with colourful fêtes in the summer.

For those keen on outdoor pursuits the Suisse Normande area is ideal - its lush countryside, rocky crags and deep river gorges are very scenic and perfect for kayaking, climbing, mountain biking and walking.

Top places to visit

Deauville in Normandy is a glamorous town on the Côte Fleurie ('flowery coast'), famous for horse racing and its international cultural festivals.

Caen, in Normandy, is one of the oldest university towns in France. Bustling with activity, it is a vibrant and attractive city on the River Orne.

Honfleur is a charming seaside town immediately recognisable by its tall narrow buildings - which look as though they've been squeezed into the streets!

Bayeux in Normandy is a beautiful medieval city, brimming with history, and is the home of the famous Bayeux Tapestry.

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Brittany Ferries holidays include return ferry travel with your car so you can explore at your own pace. What's more, you can pack everything you need to make the most of your time away - from bikes to surfboards and even the family pet.