A walk along the beaches in Normandy

Loire ValleyAt about 250 km north-west from Paris, walking on the coast of Normandy, we came across 5 legendary beaches, visited every year by many tourists, especially Americans. From East to West, facing the English Channel, they  are: Sword Beach, Juno Beach , Gold Beach, Omaha Beach and Utah Beach. These places bear the mark of WWII and give everyone an important history lesson.

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Visit to Monet’s House and Gardens

Monet's Water GardenWe came to Giverny on a beautiful Spring morning and left our car in a parking place close to the painter’s house. The village was small and you could easily guess where every tourist was going. The weather was beautiful, just perfect to take a trip into Claude Monet ’s beautiful gardens.

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Spring weather in France

WeatherA few months ago, as I was preparing for our road trip to the north of France , I started searching the internet for information about the weather out there in April. We wanted to visit Lannion, Saint Malo, Mont Saint Michel, Fougeres plus a part of the Loire Valley and a good weather would have helped us.

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Mont Saint Michel – a Normandy Attraction

Mont Saint Michel castle in FranceIf you find yourself in the north west of France, Mont Saint Michel is definitely one destination you should think about, whether you are a pilgrim or just a tourist. You cannot help yourself from noticing this legendary fortress even from a large distance and remain mesmerized by its immensity and castle looking shape.

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