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The view of Granville from the lighthouse

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Granville France




Granville Normandie is a large seaside town in Manche region of Normandy. This is our second trip to the Normandie region we were here in June when we stayed in the Calvados area.It is now the end of September we are staying 70 miles away from our last visit. We rented a Gite about 10 miles from Granville in Le tanu

Top of the cliffs overlooking Granville WWll bunker

Granvills bunker WWll la manche Normandy

We started our visit to Granville by driving to the top of the cliffs. There is a good car park from where you get a great view of the harbour.It is the reason the Germans build the bunkers up here in WWll.The harbour has a marina for over a 1000 berths and there is a fleet of trawlers here.It is a popular place for shellfish the town has stalls and shops selling them everywhere. The town has several museums including the Christian Dior museum Rue d Estoutville

Busy fish stall in the town centre

Granville fish stall La Manche Normandy

Street cafe


Granville street cafe La Manche Normandy

The town has a large number of shops spread round the narrow one way streets in the town centre.There are lots of cafes.There is a large street market on a Saturday The cafe in the photo was just a bit close to a busy mini island taking traffic into the centre. Places to eat in the town prices start from about £10


Take a drive in Granville

Street in Granville

Granville street La Manche  Normandy

This Hotel is in a good position near the Casino and town centre almost on the beach

Hotel Mercure Granville Le Grand Large


 Hotel Mercure Granville Le Grand Large

The hotel is situated close to the city centre and next to the casino. The hotel Le Grand Large and its staff are pleased to welcome you.

The freedom of living at your own pace, in the hotel or the residence.

Studios, doubles and apartments all equipped with a kitchenette, available for rent by the week and, for the majority of rooms, views of the Channel Islands.

Mercure Le Grand Large Hotel




A wine shop in the town

granville wine shop la Manche  Normandy

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Places to stay


Holiday Rental Cottage in Normandy


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Le moulin l'Eveque is a former water mill set at the bottom of the Vire valley in an area of outstanding natural beauty.It is a little hamlet of 4 riverside properties one of which the owners live in and the other 3 are holiday lets. available individually or collectively for larger parties of up to 15 people.

Each property has it's own private garden and patio/BBQ area. There is also a large riverside garden which everyone is welcome to use, with a picnic table right on the river, beautiful with a glass of wine at sunset

The 3 bedroom le gite de cadran solaire has a large andvery well equipped kitchen on the ground floor, with the patio right outside, and stairs up to the principle bedroom wich is furnished with a super king size bed and has double aspect windows, one facing the south and river , the other looking west. Next to it is the main bathroom, with shower, wc and vanity unit Bedroom 2 has twin beds. These can be joined together if required, just let us know. This bedroom has it's own wc and vanity sink Through to the living room where you will find 2 sofas, one of which is a sofa bed and where you can watch TV in English. All the top freeview channels are available.

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Road to the top of the cliffs at Granville

You can see the WWll bunkers and great views of the town

Granville

Fishing boat off the coast at Granville

Granville fishing boat

Granville

Granville Normandy

Antique shop

 antique shop in Normandy

Cormeilles street

In the village of Cormeillies Normandy


The village of Combrit Sainte Marine

Combrit Sainte Marine Brittany

Fishing off the jetty at Courseulles

Fishing off the jetty at Courseulles

Pierrefitte en auge antique

Luc sur Mer

Luc sur Mer boat

Etretat sign

Etretat sign

Concarneau market walnut stall

Concarneau market walnut stall

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Blangy le Chateau street

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Le Breuil en auge antique

Old house Pierrefitte en Auge

Pierrefitte en auge antique

Fougeres weekend market

Fougeres market

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