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For its 49th edition, the Lorient Interceltic Festival offers daycare for your children

For its 49th edition, the Lorient Interceltic Festival offers daycare for your children

2 - 19/07/2019
From August 2 to 11, 2019, Are you dreaming of being able to enjoy the Festival Interceltique de Lorient (FIL) at your own pace? Enjoying the attractions as you see fit and letting your wishes be your guide? It's possible, no strings attached! In partnership with the FSCF (Sports and Cultural Federation of France), the festival...
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On July 12, 2019 in Cherbourg, President Emmanuel Macron inaugurated the Suffren, first Barracuda-class submarine

On July 12, 2019 in Cherbourg, President Emmanuel Macron inaugurated the Suffren, first Barracuda-class submarine

1 - 16/07/2019
Barracudas have long teeth and the Rubis know it well. Le Suffren, the SNA (nuclear attack submarine), a new generation of the Barracuda class, is a hunter sized for combat. It will replace its Rubis ancestors which have served valiantly since the 80s: Le Saphir has just returned to its home port of Cherbourg to be dismantled.   A...
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For the 8th edition of the "Preferred Village of the French", Saint-Vaast-La-Hougue wins the laurels

For the 8th edition of the "Preferred Village of the French", Saint-Vaast-La-Hougue wins the laurels

1 - 07/07/2019
2019, year of... Normandy! The region meets with unanimous acclaim and will be the most popular destination of summer 2019. Between the ranking of Le Point which places Cherbourg at the top of the list of the most attractive Normandy cities, Stéphane Bern's program now awards Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue the "Preferred Village...
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Le Saphir, French nuclear submarine, will be dismantled in Cherbourg

Le Saphir, French nuclear submarine, will be dismantled in Cherbourg

1 - 04/07/2019
This is the second in the series of six French nuclear attack submarines. A member of the Rubis class, this technological gem will lay down its arms after 35 years of loyal service.   The nuclear attack submarine, Saphir, registration 602, is heading home. The nuclear attack submarine built in Cherbourg in 1979 is undertaking...
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For the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Normandy, the cavalry will parade at Montormel

For the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Normandy, the cavalry will parade at Montormel

4 - 02/07/2019
The association "Living History of the German Cavalry" revives a little-known episode of the Battle of Normandy by paying homage to the horses used by the German army. We often imagine the Wehrmacht as being the fully motorized. But its structural problems of oil supply led it to use horses heavily during the war. Horse...
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In Calvados, Mondeville schedules festivities all summer long to celebrate the 75th anniversary of D-Day

In Calvados, Mondeville schedules festivities all summer long to celebrate the 75th anniversary of D-Day

4 - 26/06/2019
From June 3 to August 31, 2019, the municipality of Mondeville celebrates peace. The Védie quarry, the refuge of the population at the height of the bombing of the summer of '44, is unveiled to the public on June 15.   A region caught in a whirlwind The Caen region has been in the spotlight since the kick-off...
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Cherbourg leads the Normandy region in the Le Point special edition ranking of the most attractive cities in France

Cherbourg leads the Normandy region in the Le Point special edition ranking of the most attractive cities in France

1 - 24/06/2019
The beautiful Cotentin has assets in its Channel and wins the 15th position among agglomerations from 80,000 to 250,000 inhabitants, in front of Le Havre and Caen. Combining dynamism and quality of life, Cherbourg dominates the Normandy region.   It is a very coveted place. When the weeklies (Le Point, L'Express) release...
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Saint-Nazaire in second place among agglomerations of less than 250,000 inhabitants according to Le Point's ranking

Saint-Nazaire in second place among agglomerations of less than 250,000 inhabitants according to Le Point's ranking

6 - 23/06/2019
Thanks to the ranking "France's Top 70 Most Attractive Cities", those seeking a change of lifestyle can move to promising regions and dynamic cities: Saint-Nazaire is on the bridge, says Le Point! Bye bye Paris, hello province! Those seeking change are ever more numerous. Paris metro area inhabitants are seeking...
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A Sherman tank decorated by Jef Aérosol will be exposed in July 2019 in front of the Caen Memorial

A Sherman tank decorated by Jef Aérosol will be exposed in July 2019 in front of the Caen Memorial

4 - 08/06/2019
As part of the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings and the Battle of Normandy, a Sherman tank decorated by the street-artist Jef Aérosol, becomes a work of art in tribute to the victims of war. Made available by the Ministry of the Armies, this old armored vehicle bore the stigmata of the battles with its bullet holes...
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World War II veteran Jim Radford makes a buzz on the Amazon platform with his folk ballad "The Shores of Normandy"

World War II veteran Jim Radford makes a buzz on the Amazon platform with his folk ballad "The Shores of Normandy"

4 - 04/06/2019
Nothing to do with "The Ballade de Jim" by French singer Alain Souchon. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the ballad of singer Jim Radford, British folk composer, is a tidal wave on the Internet.     "You who enter, leave all hope" He is 90 today but his memory is intact and...
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