Category Archives: .Normandy

A WORLD 2 CELEBRATE: #WorldPhotographyDay

Happy World Photography Day! It so happens that exactly two months ago we were in Giverny… on a cloudy day with a bit of rain… just right for beautiful memories that started a long time ago… with this CITINERARY… or … Continue reading

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14. Cancale & Mont-Saint-Michel

Slow start in Cancale… beautiful promenade… soothing sea… lovely lunch at Le Bout du Quai… oysters… seafood… sweets… views… love at first sight & bite 🙂 Afternoon trip to Mont Saint-Michel… one hour drive back in Normandy… huge but very … Continue reading

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13. NORMANDY: Bayeux & D-Day

Sunrise on the roofs of Honfleur… birds flying before the rain… croissant smelling… lovely breakfast in Honfleur… a brisk walk to the public parking… to beat the expected rain… and enjoy the cool of the morning… if only we could … Continue reading

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12. CAEN: Museum of Normandy

Time to explore around Honfleur… Pays d’Auge… with a short stop in Beauvron-en-Auge… on the Route du Cidre… tasting the Norman teurgoule and enjoying a picnic from a local bakery… continuing our day trip to Caen… to learn more about … Continue reading

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11. NORMANDY: Honfleur

Late start on Honfleur roofs after the long FĂȘte de la Musique night… yummy surprise downstairs… it’s the Saturday market… so many good looking and tasting cheese… and sausages… olives & marinated garlic… baguette tradition & pain au cĂ©rĂ©ales… fruits … Continue reading

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10. NORMANDY: Varengeville-sur-Mer to Honfleur

Best night of the trip… a silent night in the forest by the windmill creek… refreshing morning with a delicious breakfast with my favorite croissant and the most flavorful honey ever… a stroll that you don’t want to end in … Continue reading

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9. NORMANDY: Constellations

Today is the constellation day… the convoluted reason we are continuing our itinerary to Varengeville-sur-Mer… starting from Miro’s Constellations… surprised by the constellation of artists in Varengeville-sur-Mer… BRAQUE, MIRÓ, CALDER, NELSON… at the MusĂ©e des Beaux-Arts… under the spell of … Continue reading

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8. IMPRESSIONIST ITINERARY: Giverny-Rouen

The day has come… to leave Paris… first we take a fast RER B to rent a car at the airport… then we start the new impressionist adventure… the first surprise pops up on the way to Giverny… a real … Continue reading

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C I T I N E R A R Y : Monet, The Late Years

Can you find these paintings? Can you add the missing descriptions? Enjoy your visit to Monet’s art garden! Here you can download the CITINERARY pdf. Monet: The Late Years | de Young museum | February 16–May 27, 2019 The exhibition … Continue reading

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