Dramatic coastline, charming villages, unforgettable history, and distinct local culture: See a different side of France with Moon Normandy & Brittany. Inside you’ll find:
Flexible itineraries for 1 to 5 days in Normandy and Brittany that can be combined into a 2-week trip, plus suggestions for easy side trips
Strategic advice for foodies, art lovers, history buffs, outdoor adventurers, and more
Must-see highlights and unique experiences: Hike the dramatic chalk cliffs of Étretat or stroll the gardens that inspired Monet's Water Lilies. Cycle the rolling hills and endless backroads to small villages and sip cider with locals at a Celtic Festoù-noz pulsing with traditional dance and music. Pay your respects at the D-Day beaches and monuments and learn about the largest military landing in history. Admire the spectacular monastery rising above the tidal plains of Mont Saint Michel and enjoy fresh seafood in Saint-Malo
Honest advice on where to stay, how to get around, and where to find the best regional cuisine, from creamy cheeses in Normandy to Breton galettes and cider
Local perspective from British expat and local expert Chris Newens
Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
Helpful resources on COVID-19 and traveling to Normandy and Brittany
Background information on the landscape, history, and cultural customs of each region
Handy tools such as a French phrasebook and tips for traveling with children or as a senior
Experience the best of Normandy and Brittany with Moon.
Exploring more of France? Try Moon Provence or Moon French Riviera.
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