Camping in Normandy is a great base for an exciting holiday in France. The coasts of Normandy are very diverse – in addition to pebble beaches stretching at the foot of high cliffs with vertical walls, there are extensive sandy beaches with numerous seaside resorts such as Deauville and Trouville-sur-Mer. Another famous Normandy resort is Granville, known as the Monaco of the North, with many hotels, museums and entertainment venues such as cinemas and a casino.
Among the numerous historic towns of Normandy, such as Lyons-la-Foret, Giverny and Rouen, Mont-Saint-Michel stands out – a tidal island (its connection to the mainland is exposed at low tide) located about a kilometer from the north-west coast near Avranches. The island and the surrounding bay are on the UNESCO World Heritage List, and many buildings have been classified as historical monuments. The abbey of St. Michael the Archangel on Mont-Saint-Michel, which was already a destination for Catholic pilgrimages in the 10th century. The unique beauty of the islet of Mont-Saint-Michel attracts not only pilgrims here – more than 3 million tourists visit it annually.
In addition to exploring historic towns and relaxing in Normandy's seaside resorts, there are plenty of activities to do. The region has over 3,000 kilometers of hiking trails that will be loved by hikers, cyclists and horsemans (there are over 300 studs in the region), in Le Havre or Dieppe you can try your hand at water sports, such as surfing and sailing, in the aforementioned Granville or Cabourg you can play golf, and fishing enthusiasts will find convenient spots by the Normandy lakes and rivers.