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Northern France Holiday – Road Trip from Paris to Loire Valley & Normandy

Northern France Holiday Road Trip from Paris to Loire Valley & Normandy After spending 3  wonderful days in Paris, we set off on a four day Northern France holiday to experience some of the beautiful countryside of central and northern France. We rented a car at Gare du Nord in Paris and headed south to …

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Ferry Port Towns in France

Sponsored post 5 Ferry Port Towns In France Perfect For Short Breaks From UK Slowly but surely, more travelers than ever before are beginning to explore ‘alternative’ French town and cities, outside the usual tourist staples. France is an incredibly large, diverse and rewarding country for visitors, though as is often the case, some of …

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A Sobering Tribute in Normandy

Normandy was a turning point for the Allies in World War II. As the largest amphibious invasion in world history, “Operation Overlord” was a combined land, sea and air invasion under the direct command of joint British-American leadership. It continued from D-Day on June 6, 1944 through August 19, 1944 when Allied Forces crossed the …

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The Five Best World War II Museums for Americans to Visit in Normandy

On June 6, 1944, 150,000 American, Canadian and British troops landed in rough seas along a sixty-mile series of flat sandy beaches on the French coast at Normandy. The liberation of France and Western Europe was underway. They fought their way up sloping white sand dunes, towering cliffs, and through small seaside villages until, after …

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