Mont St Michel
- Known as the marvel of the West, Mont St Michel is a masterpiece of architecture dedicated to the archangel Saint Michel. The Mont St Michel is registered as a UNESCO world heritage site. It is the third most visited place out of the ten most visited national monuments of France.
This is a unique experience to walk through the entrance gate and along the ramparts, wander in the narrow and typical street where you can admire houses dating from the 15th and 16th centuries. The Grand Staircase leads to the abbey - the first church built was consecrated in 709 - that you can visit and finally admire the view on the bay from the top.
- Giverny is a village in Normandy along river Seine where Claude Monet (1840-1926) found inspiration for his Impressionist paintings.
Open seven months a year Monet's house and gardens take you into the atmosphere of the Impressionism. The two parts of Monet's gardens - a flower garden called Clos
Normand and a Japanese inspired water garden - contrast and complement one another.
- Located on the estuary of the river Seine, Honfleur is a norman village well preserved. The central Vieux Bassin is the original fishermen port and life has developped around it after the years.
Among the places to visit Sainte Catherine church is a must see. It is a two naves 15th century church. Of the three original salt stores built in the 17th century two have survived.
If you are interested in the 19th century art, you can visit Eugene Boudin museum or Erik Satie's natal house.