Coutances’ Dahlia Festival

Coutances’ Dahlia Festival starts on Saturday 1st September and is on for the whole month. This is the 23rd time that the Normandy festival has been celebrated. It takes place in the agricultural college (the lycée agricole) where students wanting an agricultural or horticultural profession study. Throughout the year the college also runs a garden centre […]

Coutance's Dahlia festival

Day 8 of my Normandy Advent Calendar in which I share some of my favourite things about Normandy. Today I'm highlighting the dahlia festival in Coutances which is held every September at the horticultural college. Hundreds of species are planted, creating a colourful and vibrant display. Posted by Chris at #normandyadventcalendar #coutances #dahlia #dahliafestival […]

Foire aux Plantes in Coutances

The last 2 weeks in October are an opportunity to visit the botanical gardens, the garden centre and what remains of the dahlia show. The fair is held at the agricultural college where students learn their various trades. Yesterday was a beautifully sunny day, although some sections of the garden were beginning to see the […]

Dahlias in Coutances

The annual Dahlia Festival takes place in Coutances, Normandy throughout September. Here’s a beautiful specimen which will be on display. Coutances is just a 15 minute drive from Gavray. Photo and more information from Post by Chris of Gavray Gites#gavray #normandy #normandie #dahlia #garden #flowers #coutances    

Dahlias and Garden Festival in Coutances

Coutances, in Normandy, is hosting the Dahlias and Garden Festival until 30 September. From now until 30 August, almost 3 hectares of themed gardens are just waiting to be discovered. Thoughout September, the Dahlias Festival will take place. Here's a sneak preview of one of the specimens on display courtesy of the Dahlias Coutances facebook […]