FROM £135 return

car + driver

Short Breaks to France

Discover Normandy...

Sail to France and enjoy a short break from £130 return for a car and driver. Enjoy the beauty of the incredible towns of northern France and the attractions which lie within including Mont Saint Michel and the Bayeux Tapestry over a three or four day period.

Normandy is one of the most historically significant cultural and historical locations throughout Europe. From the amazing Omaha Beaches to the sublime Bayeux Tapestry, and from the pretty seaside town of Honfleur to the staggering location of one of France’s most visited tourist attractions; Mont Saint Michel, it’s perfect for a short break.

And of course it’s always good to take advantage of a Normandy short break to stop off on the way back to the port at Normandy Wine Warehouse or any of the local supermarches and pick up a great selection of the affordable wines to bring home.

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Day 1
Omaha Beach

Driving Distance from Cherbourg: 1 Hour Drive (89 KM)

Did you know?: Around 2,400 American soldiers were killed on Omaha Beach

Just an hour’s drive from Cherbourg, relive what took place at Omaha beach where an amazing armada of allied troops landed on 6th June 1944 to begin the liberation of Europe from years of Nazi occupation.: codenamed D-Day. Follow the Normandy coast, going from above Caen in the east to close to Sainte-Mère-Eglise in the west, to learn all about this most daring and world-changing of naval operations.

Day 2
Bayeux Tapestry

Driving Distance from Omaha Beach: 1 Hour Drive (89 KM)

Did you know?: The Bayeux Tapestry is almost 70 metres long

Only 60 minutes from the Omaha Beach, Bayeux boasts a fabulous historic centre as well as its world-famous, UNESCO-listed tapestry depicting the Norman conquest of England in 1066.

Day 3

Driving Distance from Bayeux Tapestry : 1 hour 10 minute drive (93 KM)

Did you know?: With a population of just 8,000 people, there is a staggering 150 restaurants in Honfleur.

Ports don’t come any prettier than Honfleur on the Seine’s estuary. Glorious historic houses jostle for position on the quays, as do galleries and restaurants. Packed with cultural sights, Honfleur has a wealth of attractions to delight its many visitors.

Day 4
Mont Saint Michel

Driving Distance from Honfleur: 2 hour and 10 minutes (191 KM)

Did you know?: The original Mont Saint Michel site was said to be founded by an Irish hermit.

Located two hours and ten minutes from the Omaha Beach this is a magical island topped by a gravity-defying medieval monastery, the Mont-Saint-Michel counts among France’s most stunning sights. For centuries one of Europe’s major pilgrimage destinations, this holy mount is now a UNESCO world heritage site, as is its breath-taking bay.