Normandy Christmas Markets

Normandy's two biggest cities, Rouen and Caen, are probably most well known for their wealth of architectural charms, historic sights, and cultural heritage. But, during the most wonderful season of all, they transform into magical destinations full of festive cheer. Thousands of magical lights and the sweet aroma of the Calvados draw you to different parts of each city; expect Christmas market stalls brimming with handcrafted gifts and local delicacies such as cheese, cider caramel, and more. With memorable moments guaranteed, this holiday promises to get you into the festive spirit.

Your Tour Includes

  • 3 or 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 2 or 3 evening meals
  • Convenient local joining points
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Itinerary

Please choose your preferred 4 or 5 day itinerary

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to our hotel in Rouen for a three-night stay.

Discover what is known as Rouen Givré (Frosty Rouen), where Rouen transforms into a winter wonderland with thousands of magical lights illuminating more than eighty streets and squares all over the medieval city centre. The Christmas market that takes place in front of Rouen Cathedral is a particular highlight, with around 70 cosy chalets selling local delicacies, traditional arts and crafts, jewellery, decorations and more.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Rouen Christmas Markets

Today, we will visit the city of Caen. Indulge in the festive atmosphere as you explore traditional chalets and enjoy a glass of mulled wine. With everything from unique ornaments to tasty treats, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect gift for yourself or a loved one.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Caen

Return home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to our hotel in Lisieux for a four-night stay.

Discover what is known as Rouen Givré (Frosty Rouen), where Rouen transforms into a winter wonderland with thousands of magical lights illuminating more than eighty streets and squares all over the medieval city centre. The Christmas market that takes place in front of Rouen Cathedral is a particular highlight, with around 70 cosy chalets selling local delicacies, traditional arts and crafts, jewellery, decorations and more.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Rouen Christmas Markets

Today, we will head to Honfleur. This beautiful port town has inspired artists such as Claude Monet with its historic houses set around the quays of the Vieux Port, and the beautiful Saint Catherine’s Church, which was constructed completely out of local wood by local shipbuilders. There are plenty of galleries to explore, as well as boutique shops for you to get more gift ideas for your family and friends.

Included Highlights

  • Honfleur

Today, we will visit the city of Caen. Indulge in the festive atmosphere as you explore traditional chalets and enjoy a glass of mulled wine. With everything from unique ornaments to tasty treats, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect gift for yourself or a loved one.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Caen

Return home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Accommodation

You will stay for either three nights at the Holiday Inn Express Rouen Rive Gauche or four nights at the Grand L'Esperance in Lisieux.

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