Normandy and Brittany, itineraries that lead to the discovery of a spectacular France

Among the trips to take at least once in your life is the one that takes you to discover Normandy and Brittany, two French regions that leave everyone breathless.
Normandy and Brittany, itineraries that lead to the discovery of a spectacular France

Among the trips to make at least once in your life is the one that leads to the discovery of Normandy and Brittany, two romantic and at the same time wild regions of France that stand out for being two of the most evocative places in the world. Whether you want to visit one of the two regions or if you prefer to do it as a couple, there are some tours that will take you to the heart of these fascinating European places and that will allow you to know all its authenticity.




rotates through normandy

Caldana Europa Viajes, tour operator specialized in organizing guided trips in Italy and Europe for families, couples, singles and large groups, offers a unmissable tour of Normandy, birthplace of the impressionists who were enchanted by its incredible chalk cliffs, which stands out for being a unique land, with an especially rich architectural, cultural and natural heritage and a history that has made the world the place we know today.

Even in this corner of France the wonders to visit are almost endless. One of them is Giverny, a small town on the banks of the Seine where the famous impressionist painter Claude Monet lived. The perfect place to learn more about its history thanks to a visit to the artist's house and the garden that surrounds it.




Normandy and Brittany, itineraries that lead to the discovery of a spectacular France
Giverny

Another unmissable stop in Normandy is Rouen with its Notre-Dame cathedral and the old historic center that preserves important buildings such as the 15th century Palace of Justice, the churches of Saint-Ouen and Saint-Maclou and half-timbered houses with elegant flowered balconies.

A trip to Normandy worth its salt cannot fail to include its Alabaster Coast where high cliffs stand out that are true natural monuments carved in limestone, molded by wind, water and bad weather.

Of particular interest is the Aval Cliff whose variation in the colors of the rock and the luminosity of the place inspired impressionist painters, including Claude Monet himself.

You can't miss it too Honfleur, a charming little port on the Atlantic whose views have influenced painters, writers and artists since the 19th century and whose old town boasts slate-fronted houses and buildings that literally leave you speechless.

Normandy and Brittany, itineraries that lead to the discovery of a spectacular France
Honfleur

Another stop to make during a tour of Normandy is without a doubt bayeux, a medieval city that preserves the famous "Queen Matilda Tapestry", a 70-meter-long embroidered linen canvas dating from the XNUMXth century, which is a work of art and at the same time a precious historical document included in the List of UNESCO World Heritage of Humanity. And from here you can't help but continue towards the Punta del Hoc, the cliff where the American Rangers managed to conquer the Nazi positions.

Normandy and Brittany, itineraries that lead to the discovery of a spectacular France
Bayeux

Finally, the renowned and exceptional Mont Saint Michel, a grandiose Benedictine abbey located on a rocky islet, in the center of a vast wild bay swept by the highest tides in Europe.




Discover Brittany

Caldana Viajes to Europe also plans itineraries to discovery of brittany that are truly exceptional.

But this is one of the most fascinating regions in the entire country. Just think that it is surrounded by the stormy Atlantic Ocean, that it has Celtic origins and that it preserves an area rich in diverse and charming landscapes.

Among the destinations to discover in Brittany is Rennes which has even been voted one of the most pleasant cities in France to live in, a destination with a young and dynamic personality and where a rich historical heritage comes to life.


Normandy and Brittany, itineraries that lead to the discovery of a spectacular France
Rennes

A trip to Brittany cannot do without a visit to the Emerald coast stopping at the port of Cancale, famous for the excellent quality of its oysters, and Saint Malo with its fortified citadel enclosed between ancient walls offering wonderful views of the English Channel and the islands.

Definitely fascinating too Pink Granite Coast, so called because the erosion of the winds and the sea has shaped the cliffs of a thousand pink shades into fantastic shapes. Area from which you can admire, among other things, the splendid beach of Ploumanach and Tregastel.

Normandy and Brittany, itineraries that lead to the discovery of a spectacular France
Ploumanach

So he Finisterre, the westernmost region of France, where you can experience history first-hand: you visit the area of 鈥嬧媡he Calvaries or Parish Complexes, which date back to the Late Middle Ages, and then you head to Quimper, the oldest city in Brittany and capital . of the former Duchy of Cornwall.



Exceptional it is too Concarneau, the walled town whose fortified citadel is surrounded by walls of pink granite. it is not less Valves, a picturesque medieval-looking town and also a small port on the southern Breton coast.

Normandy and Brittany, itineraries that lead to the discovery of a spectacular France
Concarneau, the walled town

Another lap and another race, but this time in direction. Nantes, a city that proudly displays the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany surrounded by towers and bastions; the Gothic Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul with the tombs of Francis II and his wife and many other wonders.

Normandy and Brittany, itineraries that lead to the discovery of a spectacular France
Nantes

Normandy and Brittany: a winning combination

The truth, however, is that the ideal solution would be to take a tour that touches both regions, which, in addition to being borders, are characterized by their nature, history, art and traditions. Caldana Europe Travel offers a complete itinerary, one of those that will give you intense emotions.

A route of this type, in fact, allows you to discover the French coast overlooking the Atlantic, which stands out for being one of the most romantic and evocative places in Europe. Then it will be impossible not to be seduced by the strength and mysticism of the Breton and Norman regions thanks to the spectacular natural landscapes of the Alabaster Coast, the Pink Granite Coast and Mont St. Michel, the "Wonder of the West" .

On the other hand, the elegance of the Norman cities, a source of inspiration for painters, writers and great artists; the ancient traditions of the Breton coastal towns; the story told by the megaliths of Carnac and the beaches that were the scene of the Inter-Allied Landing.

Normandy and Brittany, itineraries that lead to the discovery of a spectacular France
Quimper

In short, a tours in these two French pearls It is an experience that leaves no one indifferent and makes you return home with emotional and life baggage that is difficult to acquire in other places.

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