Monday, November 16, 2009

Historic Bayeux in Normandy, France

Historic Bayeux in Normandy

Bayeux is a historic city located in the lush, pastoral region of the Normandy in the northwest of France. It is centrally located to many attractions and features picturesque scenery. If you like the outdoors, you can enjoy golfing, horseback riding, sailing or swimming. Those interested in history or other cultural attractions will have many choices, such as the famous Bayeux Tapestry, the D-Day beaches, Mont St. Michel and a variety of castles and gardens close by. Festivals in the area include the anniversary celebration of D-Day, the Normandy Boreals Festival and the Christmas Market.

Stay in a Restored Farmhouse

La Foulerie is a historic, lovingly restored farmhouse in the Normandy region of France. It is the perfect base for excursions to the many interesting historic sights and beautiful countryside. The inn features three comfortable rooms with private baths. Each room accommodates two guests, the yellow room can accommodate one additional, the blue room three additional guests (for an extra 20 Euro per person). Guests can relax in front of the fireplace with a book from the inn's library or enjoy the gameroom complete with pool table, games, TV and DVD player. For a more active way of enjoying the area, the inn rents mountain bikes, which are a great way to reach many interesting places near by. La Foularie can accommodate and welcomes families with children.

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