Tailor-made tours in Normandy

An insider’s look into Normandy

Finding France offers you a unique perspective of this historic region.

Highlights of your visit in to Normandy

Finding France offers you a unique perspective of Normandy from the moment you set foot in the region. Meet extraordinarily talented craftsmen and learn from local masters as they share the legends and lore of how things evolved in Normandy through time. Quaint and comfortable lodging will allow you to uncover the roots of local culture. Guided with gusto throughout the all-inclusive customized tour – fine dining included! – this will be an experience you won’t forget.
Tours from 1 to 6 days are available; Finding France works with you to design a truly authentic journey.

Let’s design your private, authentic tour in Normandy today!

Our recommended 4-day itinerary in Normandy


DAY 1: Giverny and arrival in Bayeux

• Pick-up from the place of your choice (Paris and surrounding area)

• Meet a local artist in Giverny

• Peek into the life of Claude Monet, the painter who invented Impressionism, as you amble along the cobblestone streets in his hometown of Giverny.

• Enter the house he lived in and meet the muses of his inspiration: fabulous rare flower gardens and a certain famous pond… waterlilies included, as you promenade on the cobblestones in his hometown of Giverny.

• Take a walk in historical downtown Honfleur, complete with its century-old fishport. Admire Saint Catherine’s church – the largest wood-built church in France.

Available options:

• Impressionists Museum

• Museum of 19th-century industrial machines

More options upon request. Please contact us for options rates

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DAY 2 - option 1: D-Day Beaches

American Route :

• Cross the magnificent Normandy countryside with its rolling green meadows dotted with cows.

• Discover the most emblematic D-Day sites: Omaha Beach, Normandy American Cemetery, Gold Beach with Arromanches and the remnants of Mulberry Harbor, one of the largest artificial ports ever built to land Allied troops.

If you have relatives who fought in the 1944 Battle of Normandy, delve into historical databases and pinpoint exactly where and when your ancestor set foot on Norman soil.

• Meet a local cheese producer that will explain to you the traditional process of making typical Norman cheese.

Available options:

• Utah Beach

• Sainte-Mère-Église where the parachutist John Steel was trapped on the church tower

• American Airborne sector

• Pointe du Hoc with remnants of the bombing

• Canadian route available on request

More options upon request. Please contact us for options rates


DAY 2 - option 2: Bayeux and its craftsmen

• Walk through the historical down-town of Bayeux with its 11th-century cathedral, charming medieval streets, and tapestry dating from 1066 made by the wife of William the Conqueror.

• Get to know craftswomen working in the center of Bayeux: Angelique (milliner), Aline (ceramic painter), Véronique (lacemaker).

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• Meet local producers at a weekly outdoor farmer’s market.

• Meet up with Jean-Pierre and François in their apple orchard, where they produce small batches of cider. Visit their cider brewery and cellar. Sample their fully natural products.

• Meet oyster farmers as they battle to preserve the environment and their ecosystem. Visit the oyster breeding grounds at low tide.

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DAY 3: Mont-Saint-Michel

• Travel across the lush green valleys of the Normandy countryside on the way to the Mont.

• Tour the medieval portion of Mont-SaintMichel, including the 15th-century castle walls and the 18th-century abbey.

• Sample Pommeau, a local spirit derived from apples, and and taste famous Norman cookies. 

• Get to know Emmanuel, shop owner on the Grande Rue at the heart of Mont-Saint-Michel. He’ll tell you all about his family’s arrival on the Mont… in 1680! 

• Saunter through the winding narrow streets of this timeless isle between sea and sky.

Available options:

2-day tour recommended: Spend a night on the Mont!

• Private guided visit of the Mont Saint Michel by night – enjoy the peace and serenity of the Mont “after hours.” Enjoy a night on the Mont!

Ride the wind on horseback across the bay at low tide.

• Cross the Mont-Saint-Michel bay on foot with a qualified guide.

• Take to the skies and fly over the estuary with a pilot passionate about the area.


DAY 4: Camembert, Apple Cider and Calvados

• Behind-the-scenes visit of a cheesemaker near the village of Camembert and visit his cow and goat farm.

Sample 3 typical Norman cheeses: Camembert, Livarot and Pont-l’Evêque.

• Visit an apple cider and calvados producer in his distillery.

Taste his best vintage bottles: 8 years, 12 years, and Timeless.

Available options:

Visit the majestic Lisieux Basilica and discover Saint Thérèse, the “Little Flower,” on of the greatest saints of the 19th century.

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Create your tailor-made trip to France

Finding France is an immersive experience where you will uncover the real France… the people, the architecture, the passion for making and sharing food, and of course its rich and fascinating history. Our exclusive day tours are tailored to your interests, needs, and rhythm.

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Why choose Finding France ?


Custom Private Tours

Starting at 2 travelers
From 1 to +15 days
For Individuals, Groups & Companies


Authentic Immersive Experiences

Meet locals and artisans throughout France. Support the local economy.


Personal Travel Assistant

24/7 concierge service to take care of everything you need during your stay


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