We wish you a happy holiday season and a very happy new year.


 Nous vous souhaitons de très belles fêtes de fin d’année.

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 La Maison de la Normandie et de la Manche et la Boutique Normande seront fermées jusqu’au 10 janvier 2022.

 Maison de la Normandie et de la Manche & la Boutique Normande will be closed until 10th January 2022. 


In light of the current Covid situation and travel restrictions between France and the Channel Islands we had to adapt our monthly newsletter. Please find below some ideas of virtual activities to enjoy Normandy remotely in December & January.

If you’re looking for information regarding travel to France, please refer to the websites listed at the end of this newsletter to have the latest updated information about measures in place.



Have a look at the online tour of the exhibition "Noël au bout du monde" currently in Le Havre: noelauhavre2021 (lehavre.fr), and listen to the Christmas story (in french): Conte de Noël 2021 - Noël au bout du monde.mp3 | Site officiel de la Ville du Havre – Le Havre

Here's an unsual initiative created in Caen, the virtual christmas market with virtual stalls (but real shops) from all over France!

Learn more about Normandy's heritage with various virtual exhibitions such as the industrial heritage of Normandy or the story of the beautiful Abbaye aux Dames in Caen!

Discover (until 27 February 2022) the virtual exhibition "Ma Normandie" by the british artist David Hockney, inspired by the year he spent in Normandy.


Stay Informed & Safe

For specific information (in English) on travel to France, go to:

LE CONSULAT GÉNÉRAL DE FRANCE À LONDRES / THE FRENCH GENERAL CONSULATE IN THE UK:  France in the United Kingdom - La France au Royaume-Uni (ambafrance.org)


LE MINISTERE DE L’INTERIEUR / FRENCH MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS: https://www.interieur.gouv.fr/Actualites/L-actu-du-Ministere/Certificate-of-international-travel#from4

To find out everything about the advice and measures taken by the French government, you can visit: Info Coronavirus Covid-19 | Gouvernement.fr

If you would like further details on how the situation is evolving in Normandy, you can refer to the following websites:

• The Regional Prefecture's website: Accueil | La préfecture et les services de l'État en région Normandie (prefectures-regions.gouv.fr)

• The Regional Health Agency's website: Agence régionale de santé Normandie | Agir ensemble pour la santé des Normands (sante.fr)

Stay safe and see you soon!

Maison de la Normandie et de la Manche's team