A Bird’s Eye View of One of Normandy’s Finest Abbeys

The abbey at Hambye is very popular with the majority of my guests. It’s only 15 minutes away so perfect for a relaxing hour or two just wandering around. The abbey church is lacking a roof but what remains is magnificent and it’s not too difficult to imagine how it would have looked. Many of […]

First snow of the year in Normandy

Some parts of Normandy has their first flurry of snow this morning. This great picture courtesy of the Abbeys Normandes Facebook page shows the Abbaye Soligny-la-Trappe which can be found in the Orne region of Normandy. The abbey dates from the 12th century and was rebuilt in a neo Gothic style in the 19th century. […]