Normandie Travel Recommendations for 2023 (Updated in Nov)
Mont Saint-Michel Travel Recommendations for 2023 (Updated in Nov)
The UNESCO Mont-Saint-Michel
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Mont-Saint-Michel is a well visited tourists attraction in France located at 50170 Mont Saint-Michel, France. This place is one of the many places being placed in the UNESCO heritage site.
This structure has been around since the 1500s and is one of the most visited cultural sites in France. Upon entering, you will be created with beautifully carved structures, chapels and abbey churches with gorgeous arches and carefully craved ceilings as well. Of course, most of these pillars and structures went thru refurbishment so as to protect the structure itself.
Outskirt trip to Saint Mont Michel,France❤️
Old city on the water ❤️
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Mont-Saint-Michel is a tidal island and mainland commune in Normandy, France. The island lies approximately one kilometre off the country's north-western coast, at the mouth of the Couesnon River near Avranches and is 7 hectares in area.
Saint-Aubert, the Bishop of Avranches, founded Mont Saint Michel in 708 after having seen the archangel Saint-Michel appear in his dreams three times.
The island was originally called Mont-Tombe but became known as Mont-Saint-Michel in the 8th century, when St. Aubert, bishop of Avranches, built an oratory there after having a vision of the archangel St. Michael. It rapidly became a pilgrimage centre, and in 966 a Benedictine abbey was built there.
UNESCO World Heritage Site
A well known UNESCO site, Mont Saint Michel is is a tidal island and mainland commune in Normandy, France.
The island has a special history and remained impenetrable by the English during the Hundred Years’ War.
Inscribed into the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1979 for its unique aesthetic and its importance as a medieval Christian site.
This castle called Le Mont Saint Michel in the French Normandy is the most romantic and epic place in France. If you are going to get engaged - this is the place for you!
Fondation Monet in Giverny Travel Recommendations for 2023 (Updated in Nov)
The most beautiful town in France | The stunning Monet garden
🏞️[Destination Guide] Monet is one of my favorite Impressionist painters. When I visited France in 2019, I was lucky enough to take a break and visit the small town of Giverny, 70 kilometers west of Paris, where Monet's private garden is located. Walking in, I couldn't help but marvel at how beautiful Monet's old house and garden were! No wonder he painted so many masterpieces in such a stunning setting!
🧳Pre-trip preparation: You can rent a car or sign up for a one-day tour product on Ctrip, which is very convenient. The shuttle service to and from Paris is provided on the same day.
🍽Food Guide: There are many Western food options in the small town, remember there is a famous steakhouse, and of course there are other options such as sandwich shops, Western fast food, and coffee shops.
🛍️Shopping Guide: There is a souvenir shop in Monet's Garden, where you can buy exquisite art objects. I bought two sets of playing cards with 54 classic paintings by Monet, and also bought colored pencils in Monet's colors.
💗Travel experience: I was sitting on a bench admiring the beautiful scenery of the lotus pond, and I met an old lady from Switzerland wearing a white bohemian-style dress and applying nude pink lipstick, posing in various ways, asking me to take photos of her! As a return, she also took many photos for me. She said she loves this place very much, came here yesterday, came again today, and will come tomorrow. I think the Monet Garden is really well maintained by the staff, so even after so many years, the scenery is still beautiful. Facing this scene, the artistic cells in the hearts of every tourist are awakened...
📌Small tip: Spring is the most beautiful time to visit Monet's garden, with various flowers blooming and every shot being picturesque!
Giverny's Monet's house and garden
When I saw Monet's water lily and Nihonbashi in the art gallery, I was addicted to the fascinating light and shadow. I thought of what Monet actually saw? How did he capture the ever-changing colors of nature?
When I had the opportunity to visit France again, I came to Giverny, a town not far from Paris. Monet lived here for forty years until his death. There are a lot of tourists in the former residence. It is difficult to turn into this two-story building. I am really worried that it will collapse someday. The house leaves traces of the artist's life and restores the artist's creative space. There are various flowers in different seasons in the garden. Of course, the focus is on the water lily and the Japanese Bridge in the water garden.
This restaurant, Giverny, is a restaurant frequented by Monet. It is highly recommended, and its interiors show its history. The important thing is that the food tastes great. Its oil-sealed duck, the meat is fresh and tender, and the dessert is quite good. And very attitude, you must eat the main course to order dessert, you have to order it first. French-funded restaurants are rarely so particular, and they are all done by the guests.
Monet spent most of her money in the garden in front of her home and planted a variety of flowers. This garden is both his work and his work. Later, he planted a water lily in the excavation pond near the garden. Here he painted the series of water lily series, some of which were collected in the Orange Garden Art Museum in Paris. I remember it also in the National Gallery of England.
Etretat Travel Recommendations for 2023 (Updated in Nov)
Bucket list - Étretat
The stunning cliffs of Etretat are world-famous for their naturally-formed archways. This is nature at its best with a fantastic mix of water, cliffs and open fields inland.
We climbed up at both ends to have the birds eye view. Snap some photos of these geological wonders as you ramble along the coastal path.
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Reasons to go visit Etretat!
Well who doesn’t love to see a little part of the Atlantic Ocean, Etretat part of Northern france famous for it’s beautiful cliffs, beaches and the history of WW2 with great traditional Normandy cuisine and fresh seafood,
you will absolutely fall in love because of the food and the nature and beauty this town has to offer!
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Speaking of Elephant Trunk Hill, we must first talk about the French painter Monet, one of the founders of Impressionism, and also its representative. You should have heard of the famous "Sunrise Impression"?
Monet was born in Paris. At the age of 5, the family moved to Le Havre in the Normandy region. So when he grew up, Monet painted his hometown of Le Havre. Not only that, the Elephant Trunk Hill near Le Havre became a Monet dish.
With Monet's eyes on the country, the scenery in front of him becomes an oil painting.
Back to Elephant Trunk Hill, as the name suggests, is the mountain that looks like a nose. There are three elephant trunk mountains in the Elephant Trunk Mountain Scenic Area. Because it is also called Elephant Trunk Hill, it is a friendly scenic spot with the Elephant Trunk Hill in Guilin.
Walking to the seaside of Etretat, nature is so eager to cut out the cliff like a stone arch like a proboscis, one of the most famous spots on the northern coastline of France, the Elephant Trunk Hill. Wrap tight coats and scarves in the cold wind, walk on the pebble beach, and can't help but imagine the scene of people bathing in the sun on Nanfa Beach. One South and one North, the difference is so big.
Juno Beach Travel Recommendations for 2023 (Updated in Nov)
You see Sunrise, you see sunsets, but have you ever watched a moon rise? This one over the water at Juno Beach, FL occured after a storm had taken place earlier that day. The clouds moved out and the moon was able to shine in all her glory. Just luminous. #happynewyear
Sunsets do not have to be colorful to be magestic. This sunset at Juno Beach in Florida can still make you appreciate nature. Juno Beach is a city of less than 4,000- so you get a feel of "Old Florida". It is a great place to visit with young children because they can play in the sand and surf. #happynewyear
Located in Palm County not too far from West Palm Beach, FL is Juno Beach. This is not as well known a location as some of the other beaches in Florida, but it is lovely just the same. Not usually crowded and parking is easy to find. #happynewyear
Just in Juno Beach in Normandy, the locals who know how to live can not forget the memories of the past wars. In summer, it is a tourist attraction. In the winter, they will hold a scallop festival. Set up sheds on the beach, sell scallops, sell oysters, sell mulled wine...
We set off from Paris in the morning and just had lunch here. The scallops are abundant in the waters of Normandy, and most of the restaurants here also feature scallops. We just picked one and went in, the tin foil scallop, its really sweet, dont want it!
The oysters on the small stalls, bought directly to you to eat, with the savory sea water, ...
there are mulled wine, is also limited in winter. Cook with the fruit, hot in the cup. One cup, I can't remember how many cups I drank.
There are many other delicious foods, barbecues, hot dogs, hams... I really swallowed this note.
Anyway, I recommend everyone to go! The atmosphere is also very good, there are band performances, although the average age of the band members is a bit high, but the spirit is commendable, commendable!
Tip: If you are departing from Paris, driving is still very convenient, about two hours. If you are a tourist, you can join a local Chinese travel agency. There is a special day trip to the Normandy Scallop Festival. Is it particularly intimate?
Omaha Beach Travel Recommendations for 2023 (Updated in Nov)
D-day landing sites
Those who remembered the events of world war 2 will remember Omaha beach. Normandy was the landing site of which 5 beaches were taken back from the Germans through the Allied’s courage and sacrifice.
Omaha beach was the toughest, the bloodiest. The sacrifices made here in June 1944 liberated Europe.
A beautiful tribute to the sacrifices of every serviceman who gave their lives so we could live free and without fear now.
When it comes to Normandy, probably everyone knows the story of World War II about the landing of Normandy. In the Normandy landing operation, the Allies crossed the English beach and chose five beaches to land in Normandy, France. This map is very clearly marked with geographical location, from left to right, Baojian Beach, Juno Beach, Golden Beach, Ohama Beach and Utah Beach. Among them, the casualties of Ohama Beach are the most tragic.
Drive the car to the grass on the beach, walk down the sandy beaches, watch the waves come up and down again and again, pick up a few stones as a memorial. Even in the bright sunshine, people are still wrapped in coats by the cold wind, facing the English Channel in the wind, it seems that the bloody taste of World War II has not dissipated.
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