If you have yet to visit Rouen in Normandy France perhaps this might entice you to put Rouen on your list. I still say "pinch me" that we happened to be in Rouen to see it. Every summer between June and September a free Cathedral Light Show takes place in Rouen with dazzling illuminations … Continue reading Rouen Cathedral of Notre Dame
Rouen is the capital of Normandy. So many famous people had also been to Rouen, Joan of Arc, Gustave Flaubert, Pierre Corneille, William the Conqueror, Claude Monet…of course those most famous - Muriel and Bree from 3 sistersabroad. (tongue in cheek) We had the whole afternoon and evening to explore Rouen after our trip to … Continue reading Rouen – A step back in time.
I was so excited to be visiting the seaside port of Honfleur. Was it like the images that are on the internet, would it live up to my expectations? Honfleur such a beautiful place. “Honfleur is a commune in the Calvados department in northwestern France. It is located on the southern bank of the estuary … Continue reading Honfleur Normandy
Our cruise ship had docked early in the morning at Caudebec-en-Caux. Once we had lunch on board after our visit to the Pays d'aude Region we had a free afternoon to explore Caudebec-en-Caux. It was a Saturday afternoon and most things were closed. However, we managed to find some very interesting things. Caudebec-en-Caux during … Continue reading Caudebec-en-Caux
After our visit to Chateau Le Breuil-en-Auge, our coach stopped for quick visit to Beuvron-en-Auge. Situated to the west of Lisieux and 25 kilometres east of Caen in the Calvados department of Normandy, Beuvron-en-Auge is one of the most beautiful villages of France. The house's are half-timbered of which Normandy is famous for. The village is small and … Continue reading Beuvron-en-Auge, Normandy
We visited Chateau Le Breuil en Auge and its famous distillery for tasting of their cider. Of course we also were able to sample the cheese that is produced in the area. Can I just say "thank you to all of those at my table who decided to not try the cheese. Some were … Continue reading Chateau du Breuil en Auge – A Taste of Normandy