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Bayeux is renowned for being the home of the Bayeux Tapestry and it is also one of France’s most picturesque towns. I include the Hôtel d’Argouges as Bayeux is a wonderful town to spend the night in and the d’Argouges is conveniently located on one of its main ... more

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The Château de Boucéel, listed as a historical monument, is truly a treasure. Surrounded by a vast park, it sits proudly on the crest of a small hill, facing a lawn that rolls gently down to a small lake, complete with white swans and a little bridge. This handsome stone mansion was... more

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It is hard to know where to begin with a description of the Château de Goville as it has so many wonderful and unique characteristics. It has endless collections—a hallway of over 60 dollhouses; incredible displays of prized porcelain; antique dolls; magnificent pottery; massive di... more

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Chateau de la Grande No

The Château de la Grande Noë is truly a gem—the idyllic setting, the superb decor, and the genuine warmth of welcome are just what you’ve always dreamed of finding. The castle, dating back to medieval times, has been in the same family since 1393. You enter through stately gates... more

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The Château de Sully affords the traveler a convenient base from which to explore Normandy. Just to the north of Bayeux at the end of a tree-lined drive, this beautiful 18th-century château is set on an expanse of green lawn with gorgeous gardens at the back—an elega... more

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James and Marie-José Hamel are a charming couple who take great pleasure in welcoming guests to their magnificent manor home. Originally a fortress dating from the 12th century, the château was rebuilt in 1450 and again in 1750 and has a colorful history. The Hamels are fond of reco... more

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Hotel L'Ecrin Honfleur France

Narrow cobbled streets lined with ancient houses wind up from the picturesque sheltered harbor in Honfleur and just a short stroll from the bustle of Saint Catherine’s Square is the Hôtel l’Écrin. Set behind tall gates, this was once a grand home and it retains that feel today. ... more

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La Ferme Saint Sim

Set on the coastal hills just outside the picturesque port town of Honfleur, La Ferme Saint Siméon is a lovely, 17th-century Normandy complex of timbered and shingled buildings with flowerboxes adorning every window. Although a fire a few years ago mandated extensive renovations, the... more

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Nestled in the countryside not far from the Normandy coast is a beautiful hotel in a 20-hectare park that incredibly is of new construction and not converted from an ancient Norman farm as its character, beauty, and ambiance suggest. This lovely timbered farmstead is built round and o... more

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A lovely stone manor house surrounded by lawn and embraced by its own stone walls, sitting in the quiet village of Crépon just minutes from the coast and D-Day beaches, the Manoir de Crépon has achieved Gîtes de France’s highest rating. These merits are in themselves impressive, ... more

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Le Manoir des Impressionnistes

Le Manoir des Impressionnistes is nestled against the forest just off the road on the left as you leave Honfleur in the direction of Deauville. It is a lovely, small, intimate home of three stories with stone detailing the exterior of the first floor and gray-blue timbers dramatically... more

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Christophe Bielsa
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It is not often that you can actually reside in a historical monument, but you can do just that at Le Prieuré Saint Michel. The complex has been authentically restored and is truly a masterpiece. The granary is now used for various exhibitions and concerts, the giant press where the ... more

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La Thiaumerie
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