Destination guide

Why people love visiting rustic Lower Normandy

The countryside and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Lower Normandy. Renowned for its horse racing, golfing and ecotours, this city welcomes all visitors. Local cultural sights include Museum of the Battle of Normandy and Eugene Boudin Museum. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Lower Normandy

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Lower Normandy a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Festyland (16.6 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Clecy Miniature Railway (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Garcelles Golf (16.1 mi / 26 km)
  • Houlme Golf Course (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Prairie Racecourse (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Caen Botanical Garden (18.2 mi / 29.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Lower Normandy

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lower Normandy is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Omaha Beach (29.6 mi / 47.7 km)
  • Via Ferrata de Clecy (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Caen Botanical Garden (18.2 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Bayeux Botanical Garden (21.7 mi / 34.9 km)
  • Gold Beach (25.3 mi / 40.7 km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer Beach (25.8 mi / 41.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Lower Normandy

The nearest airport is in Caen (CFR-Carpiquet), located 15.8 mi (25.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Deauville (DOL-Normandie), which is 43.7 mi (70.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Vire Station, Saint-Manvieu-Norrey Bretteville-Norrey Station and Flers Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Lower Normandy?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,713 holiday rentals around Lower Normandy. From 3,510 holiday houses to 667 bungalows, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Lower Normandy is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Lower Normandy?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lower Normandy. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Victot-Pontfol: 984 holiday rentals
  • Crouay: 614 holiday rentals
  • Centre-Val de Loire: 3,149 holiday rentals
  • Saint-Martin de Bréhal: 136 holiday rentals
  • Baguer-Pican: 341 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Lower Normandy! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lower Normandy?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Lower Normandy with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Victot-Pontfol: 984 holiday homes
  • Crouay: 614 holiday homes
  • Baguer-Pican: 341 holiday homes
  • Bayeux: 629 holiday homes
  • Saint-Broladre: 543 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Lower Normandy?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Lower Normandy are:

  • Maupertus Airport (CER): 538 holiday houses
  • Arnage Airport (LME): 140 holiday houses
  • St Jacques Airport (RNS): 295 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Lower Normandy?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Lower Normandy. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pontorson-Mont-St-Michel (Station): 1,160 holiday rentals
  • Noyal/Acigné Station: 291 holiday rentals
  • Les Remparts de Dinan: 2,929 holiday rentals
  • Church of Notre Dame of Mortagne-au-Perche: 140 holiday rentals
  • Dol de Bretagne Station: 2,905 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lower Normandy listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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