Fascinating historical sites from William the Conqueror, to World War II entice visitors to Normandy, along with picturesque countryside, pretty coastlines and of course, mouth-watering culinary tradition.
Fisherman's cottage located in charming Port-en-Bessin
This former fisherman's cottage resides in the middle of the D-Day Beaches. The cottage is stylish, comfortable and modern, with two bedrooms that will sleep up to a family of four. Port-en-Bessin is a perfect location for those interested in Normandy's medieval and more recent history. It is just under an hour's drive from the ferry port at Caen. Prices start at £183 per week.
Find out more at www.clevacances.com
Wooden tipi experience
Located in the heart of 13 hectares of park and woodland, a wooden eco-tipi offers a quirky accommodation option in a truly rural setting.
Situated in the Seine Valley each of the two tipis sleeps up to a family of 4 and is fully equipped with electricity, water, a bathroom and a kitchen. Les Andelys is under a two-hour drive from the ferry ports of Le Havre and Caen. Prices start at £110 for a family of four.
Visit www.revesdenature.com to find out more.
Cottages in the Suisse-Normande
La Bergèrie offers three self-catering cottages. Owners Sylvie and Frédéric have lovingly restored the 18th century farm buildings. The cottages are set in an idyllic garden, accommodating a family of four.
Sylvie and Frédéric offer bread making workshops and guided tours of the nearby D-Day sites in their British purple taxi-cab. This will be a holiday with the personal touch!
Located just over an hour's drive from the ferry port at Caen, prices start at £194 per cottage for a 3-nights stay for a family of four.
Tourist information is available from www.normandy-tourism.org