Discover Normandy History and Heritage

This weekend is a celebration of Normandy history and heritage. The 15th and 16th September is a nationwide event called Les JournĂ©es europĂ©ennes du patrimoine (heritage weekend). Most of us know about the role Normandy has played in history; William the Conqueror, the Bayeux tapestry and the D-D landings are probably the best known. Since […]

Normandy celebrates its heritage

Throughout Normandy last night, the region celebrated its rich cultural and architectural heritage with two events. The first was Night At The Museums during which museums were open for special evening visits. The second was an event called Pierres en Lumières involving over 200 buildings such as castles, abbeys, churches, cathedrals, chapels, manor houses and […]