Normandy Travel Information
If you are looking for local holiday accommodation, then we recommend that you base yourselves in the medival town of Bayeux.
Hotels in and around Bayeux
(depending on budget):
- Hotel Villa Lara
- Hotel chateau Le Cheneviere
- Hotel Argouges
- Hotel Poppa
- Hotel Churchill
- Hotel Tardif
Restaurants in Bayeux:
- La Rapiere
- Le Pommier
- L'Angle St Laurent
For Clients taking the train to Normandy from Paris, you will need to take the train from Paris Gare St Lazare, to either Bayeux if staying in a local hotel, or to Carentan train station if coming to Normandy as a Day Trip from Paris.
If you wish to check the train times or book tickets online, then click on the link below.
*Please note that there isn't any food or beverages on the train.
DAY TRIPS FROM PARIS
For day trips from Paris, Monday to Friday, you need to take a train at around 7am from Gare St Lazare. It arrives in Carentan at approximately 9:30am. For the return trip to Paris you take the train that leaves around 6pm from Carentan, and arrives at Paris Gare St Lazare approximately 9:30pm.
You guide will meet you on the platform at Carentan train station.
All prices quoted are for a private tour for the day, not per person.
For Normandy Sightseeing Services to hold the booking, we require a 50% deposit, which should be paid at the time of booking. This can be paid by bank wire or credit card.
The remainder of the payment can either be paid in cash (Euros) on the day of the tour, credit card or bank wire (in advance).
A deposit can only be refunded should NORMANDY SIGHTSEEING SERVICES needs to cancel a tour for any reason. If payment has been paid in full, the remainder of the payment minus the deposit will be refunded. NORMANDY SIGHTSEEING SERVICES is not responsible for bank charges when returning payments.
Please ensure you have the correct travel insurance before you leave for your vacation, so should you need to cancel for any reason its covered by your travel insurance.
Bank wires and credit card payments must be paid 21 days before your tour date.
Weather in Normandy can be very unpredictable even for summer holidays, so please make sure you bring lots of layers, a rain proof jacket, and a good pair of walking shoes.