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 vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Lower Normandy a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Lower Normandy

The nearest airport is in Caen (CFR-Carpiquet), located 15.8 mi (25.4 km) from the city center. 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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Lower Normandy?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 7,371 vacation rentals near Lower Normandy. From 3,314 Houses to 792 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lower Normandy for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lower Normandy. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Bayeux: 576 vacation rentals
  • Loire Valley: 2,920 vacation rentals
  • Brittany: 17,406 vacation rentals
  • Jersey: 15 vacation rentals
  • Saint-Malo: 2,322 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Lower Normandy! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lower Normandy?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lower Normandy:

  • Bayeux: 576 rentals
  • Jersey: 15 rentals
  • Saint-Malo: 2,322 rentals
  • Caen: 568 rentals
  • Honfleur: 1,435 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Lower Normandy?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Lower Normandy are:

  • Granville Airport (GFR): 1,049 vacation rentals
  • Dieppe (DPE-Saint-Aubin): 657 vacation rentals
  • Carpiquet Airport (CFR): 1,737 vacation rentals

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

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Lower Normandy. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Port of Jersey: 15 rentals
  • Mont Saint-Michel: 1,307 rentals
  • Deauville Beach: 2,728 rentals
  • Museum of Natural History: 2,565 rentals
  • Etretat Beach: 441 rentals

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

Explore destinations around Lower Normandy

Bayeux
576 vacation rentals
Jersey
15 vacation rentals
Saint-Malo
2,322 vacation rentals
Caen
568 vacation rentals
Honfleur
1,435 vacation rentals
Mont St-Michel
398 vacation rentals
Rouen
241 vacation rentals
Le Havre
1,334 vacation rentals
Deauville
1,966 vacation rentals
Dinan
441 vacation rentals
Ceton
46 vacation rentals
Rennes
223 vacation rentals
Guernsey
22 vacation rentals
Le Mans
125 vacation rentals
Trouville-sur-Mer
1,791 vacation rentals
Dinard
2,264 vacation rentals
Sainte-Mère-Église
374 vacation rentals
Cabourg
1,887 vacation rentals
Étretat
258 vacation rentals
Cherbourg-Octeville
180 vacation rentals