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NORMANDY – An idyllic vision …

Probably best known for its apple brandy, this is definitely a département for connoisseurs. Referred to also as the ‘Parisian Riviera’ certainly around Deauville, where the very grand Casino sits next to the harbour and racecourse. Upper Normandy is dominated by the city of Rouen, which is one of the largest and certainly most prosperous cities […]

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HONFLEUR 30 MINUTES: Great business opportunity – bed and breakfast, gites & camping – 15 Hectares : €651 900

Wonderfully located period property with original features set in 15 hectares and close to a village. The main building has 7 double bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, kitchen, bathrooms/toilets, large convertible attic, cellar and boiler room. Outside are 11 other buildings and room for a campsite, subject to approval. Approximately 30 minutes from Honfleur and the […]

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NORMANDY: Visiting the D-Day Beaches and more …

Arromanches was one of the centerpoints of the D-Day landings. Today, it hosts a large museum that explains the nuts and bolts of the great invasion … The landings are commemorated in the monuments, museums and the war graves of the thousands who gave their lives. There are numerous wonderful places to visit throughout Normandy – […]

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Welcome to Leggett Normandy properties

There’s a fantastic variety of property to chose from here, from small and inexpensive renovation projects – through mid-range family homes (both old and traditional or modern and efficient) – right up to stunning chateaux with extensive grounds and facilities. There’s building land, campsites, lakes, beach properties, gite complexes and business opportunities. All this within […]

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NORMANDIE – choosing between Upper or Lower Normandie …

Many people see Normandy as one region, when it is actually two regions with quite different landscapes and property prices. The common denominator is that you’ll find simply wonderful architecture in this part of the country. Whether its historic churches and cathedrals or timbered and thatched farmhouses, you won’t be disappointed. Upper Normandy has slightly […]

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NORMANDIE – with its fine beaches, idyllic countryside and historic heritage …

Formerly the ‘Dukedom’ of Normandy, it is currently divided into two regions: Haute Normandie (Upper Normandy) in the East and Basse Normandie (Lower Normandy) to the West. Soon to be reunited, but still today separate regions of France. Normandy is one of the greatest historic regions of France and the story of Harold and his cousin […]

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SUISSE NORMANDE – Swiss Normandy, hilly part of Calvados …

Even the French are sometimes amazed by its unexpected beauty and the variety of outdoor activities on offer in this part of Calvados. Craggy ravines on the banks of the river Orne are perfect for climbing, abseiling and paragliding enthusiasts. Enjoy trekking on horseback, Kayak or polo-kayak along a stretch of unspoilt river, hiking and […]

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