Manoir Normand is the perfect coming together of beauty, history, French elegance and exceptional taste.
Right in the heart of the historical Bayeux, and set in a substantial, enclosed and quiet garden, guests are only a 5-minute stroll away from renowned restaurants, excellent shops, a museum, the towns medieval cathedral and Queen Mathilde’s UNESCO classified Bayeux Tapestry. Other famous sites and towns are also within easy reach from here and plenty of activities are on offer, such as cooking courses, tours of landing beaches and Calvados cellars, sand yachting and cycling.
The beautiful and impressive 18th-century manoir has been lovingly restored with impeccable taste and elegance, celebrating French style and charm alongside modern creature comforts. It can accommodate 14 guests in its 7 en-suite bedrooms or suites, kitchen, dining-room and its four different sitting rooms spread across its 360 square metres over three floors. For relaxation and pampering, there is a wellness room with hot tub and sauna.
For larger parties, additional accommodation is available for up to four further guests in the separate, ancient cart barn, which has been beautifully converted to offer spacious, mainly open-plan living and two en-suite bedrooms. Original features such as high ceilings, exposed wooden beams and wooden vaults create a warm and authentic retreat.
In addition many hotel style services are on offer for guests, such as maid service, chauffeur, breakfast and private chef service by a famous local chef.
The real Normandy will delight guests at Manoir Normand, with its hospitality, gastronomy, history and beauty, whilst they are pampered in high quality accommodation in the heart of a historic, UNESCO classified jewel.
|Good news! For a little extra, this property is available as a Vill’otel|
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Manoir Normand is in the heart of Bayeux, just five minutes stroll from the local bakery, green-grocers and butchers and ten minutes from the town's famous restaurant, which also offers delivery to the Manoir. The historic town is well known for the UNESCO classified Bayeux Tapestry, depicting the Norman’s conquest of England and the medieval cathedral is also just a short walk away. It is a beautiful town with many renowned restaurants, historical buildings and interesting museums about this fascinating part of Normandy.
The town is also a great base for exploring the D-Day Landing beaches which are just a short drive away. Arromanches (12km) and Omaha (24km) are examples of two beaches of historical importance as well as the batteries and cliffs of Longues-sur-Mer (12km) just north of Bayeux. Private guided tours of this area can be arranged for guests.
This part of Normandy has so many activities on offer. Sand yachting is very popular on the coast with centres in Asnelles (13km) and Omaha (24km), plus there are other watersports such as kayaking, diving, sailing and stand-up paddling nearby. Further inland you will find horse-riding and cycling, including a centre that will hire out electric bikes and offer guided tours of the area. Alternatively, if you are looking for a slower pace then be sure to visit one of the fine Calvados cellars and learn how the drink is made.
If you have more time on your hands then there is so much in Normandy to discover. Head inland to beautiful towns and timeless villages, explore the regions gastronomic delights or head to the coast whether it is the local wide sandy beaches or the rugged cliffs a little further away. Highlights of the area include one of France's oldest University cities, Caen (30km), the seaside town of Deauville (78km) from the 'la belle époque' era and the stunning granite island of Mont St Michel (90km).
|Good news! For a little extra, This property is available as a Vill’otel|
With a vill’otel holiday, you can enjoy all these services throughout your stay:
- Daily breakfast
Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested at the time of booking.
Extras available at this property:
- Traditional breakfast
- American breakfast
- Catering service (provided by an excellent local restaurant)
- Private chef (renowned chefs from local area)
- Daily maid service
- Chauffeur service
- Bike rental and tours
- Private guided tours (e.g. D-Day sites, Calvados cellars and tasting)
- Cooking classes
- Sand yachting
Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!