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If you are planning you holiday or break in Normandy this year you may find that staying in Normandy either in self catering (gites) or Bed and Breakfast (B&B) could offer to you the best view of Normandy and the most pleasant holiday in Normandy.
From Mont Saint Michel, Normandy (on the Brittany border) to Rouen Normandy is about the same size as Belgium. From Le Havre and Rouen the Chaux (chalk) region has expansive sugar beet fields and white coastal cliffs. Inland are vast beech forests and fertile meadows. Central Normandy you'll find half-timbered cottages and apple orchards dropping away to Suisse Normandy (little Switzerland) with almost hidden wooded river valleys. The Cotentin peninsula features vast areas of natural beauty and national parks consisting of marsh-land (havens for bird life and under the migration route) into the criss-cross patchwork of small fields sweeping back to the Brittany border.
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Normandy Gites? A question many people first have is - what is a Normandy Gite? The name Gite or Gites was first derived from rural holiday accommodation. A gite is a self catering unit, self catering farmhouse, self catering town house, villa, holiday cottages and apartments.
Booking your Gite in Normandy The high seasons for Normandy Gites are mainly July and August, so advice is to book your gite very quickly. Normally a gite is booked for a 7 day stay, often the gite is ready for you from a Saturday.
Off season Gite bookings Many Normandy gite owners offer 12 month availability for their gites, often you can obtain excellent gite prices. Check to see if heating is included in the gite cost.
Property hunting in Normandy? Gites are an ideal base to search for property in Normandy. If you are looking for property one advantage could be to locate a gite where the gite owners live near to offer advice on your property search in Normandy.
Le Mont Saint Michel Second only to the Eiffel Tower Mont Saint Michel, Normandy, France is reported to be the second largest attraction within France. Classified by UNESCO Le Mont Saint Michel became a world heritage site in 1979 and now welcomes over 3 million visitors per year.
If you are considering visiting Mont Saint Michel take a look at www.montsaintmichel-france.com for further information, car hire if needed, gites and bed and breakfast within the area. Information about Mont Saint Michel and photographs of Mont Saint Michel to really give you a feel for the location. History of the Mont and tourist information for Mont Saint Michel.
Normandy Chambres d'hotes Chambres D'hotes in Normandy are Bed and Breakfast (B&B), guest houses. Literally meaning 'guest rooms'. These are found widely in Normandy in country, town or seaside settings. Most if not all B&B listed on normandy-france.net are English speakers.
Booking your B&B in Normandy The high seasons for Normandy Bed and Breakfast is mainly July and August, so advice is to book your B&B ahead of your stay. Normally a Normandy B&B room is booked from 1 night to as long as you wish, often your B&B room is ready for you from 2pm.
Off season Bed and Breakfast bookings Many Normandy B&B owners offer 12 month availability for their guest rooms, often you can obtain excellent B&B prices.
Property hunting in Normandy? An advantage of staying in a B&B in Normandy can be the use of a wi-fi connection to allow you to search for your Normandy property at leisure. The owners of the Normandy Bed an Breakfast are often on hand to provide advice.
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