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  • A Great Find!!!

    "Jeannette's apartment in Paris is a gem!!! We feel very fortunate to have found such a spacious and well appointed apartment and hope to return soon. Her apartment was truly a home away from home. I could tell she visits her apartment often because she has everything you might need and was clean. This property has a large living and dining area with windows facing the street and great wifi signal. The small second shower and second toilet are a real luxury in a Paris apartment. The neighborhood is very residential and quiet with lots of quaint restaurants, boutiques, pastry shops, a cheese shop, a charcuterie, a wine shop, art galleries, and coffee shops selling the best ice cream "Berthillon". At night you will not hear the typical noises of any large city because the Ile de St. Louis is very residential and surrounded by the river Seinne on both sides which protects it. This priviledged location in one of Paris' most expensive neighborhoods is very practical for a tourist, you can walk, take a cab or taxi to almost anywhere in the city. We love to walk on streets of Paris and on the banks of the Seinne so depending on the area of the city we were visiting we would take a bridge out of the Ile de St. Louis or the Ile de la Cité and be on our way. But if you want to take a cab you can call one that comes directly to the apartment or walk a few minutes to the Taxi stand on Ile de St Louis by Notre Dame Cathedral. There is a small childrens' school playground in front of the apartment but it was not a problem for us at all, we enjoyed listening to the happy sounds. If you are in the dining and living area with the windows open you can hear them playing and singing during recess, but if you are in the kitchen, bedrooms or full bathroom you don't hear them. If you need total quiet in the living and dining area you can close the windows. The apartment has great cross ventilation because it not only has windows to the street, it also has a door to the outdoor terrace and windows that open from the bedrooms. The kitchen is large for Paris standards and is very well designed and thought out. The pots and pans are stainless steel. We had all the kitchen equipment that we needed and lots more. There are supermarkets close by. A block away there is a tiny grocery store that has a surprising selection of items. Jeannette was always extremely attentive and helpful. The quality of the property and level of service exceeded my expectations."
    Guest: Eva G. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 1, 2014
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  • A country retreat in the Loire Valley

    "The loft was a perfect retreat after the bustle of Paris. So quiet and loved driving along the country lanes to get to the chateaux. A long soak in the bath with a glass of wine after walking all day did the trick. Great hosts you made sure we had everything we needed and more even grapes picked right off the pergola. You must have dinner at Le Flueray restaurant as impeccable."
    Guest: Denise G. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 23, 2014
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Upper Normandy Travel Tips

Upper Normandy Vacation Rentals Along the Atlantic Coast of France

The French region of Normandy dates from the Middle Ages, taking its name from the Normans who ruled the area from around the year 911. Its history includes being owned by both the French and for a period in between 1066 and 1450. The coastal area of Normandy is along the English Channel and the Atlantic. Due to its proximity to the Atlantic, the region benefits from an oceanic climate and is known to be mild all year. Its fertile land makes it a large center for agriculture. The region is divided into two areas -- Eure and Seine Maritime -- called departments.

Upper Normandy accommodations come in a variety of options, from large hotels to small inns and bed and breakfasts. Many visitors choose rental properties to take the most advantage of this wonderful region. Among the advantages of these properties is the opportunity to stay in typically French homes and enjoying the relaxed lifestyle of the local people. Homes come with many wonderful extras to ensure visitors’ comfort and enjoyment.

Upper Normandy Accommodations in a World-Famous Culinary Region

There are many reasons why Upper Normandy vacation rentals are so popular. One of the main reasons is to enjoy the local cuisine. This gastronomically rich area includes local produce such as snails and foie gras. It is also famous for dairy products, such as rich butter and fresh cream, as well as an incredible array of locally produced cheeses. Without doubt, its most famous cheese export is Camembert but visitors will enjoy sampling local specialties such as Pont-L’Eveque or Brillat-Savanin. Many world-famous recipes originate from the area such as sauce Normande, tripe a la mode de Caen, sole Dieppe, Canard a la Rouen, moules d’ Isigny, and fruite de mer d’Honfleur. Brandy connoisseurs will know the region for its Calvados brandy and bon bere, a delightful local apple cider that is popular with locals and visitors alike.

Along the coast of Upper Normandy are small villages such as Fecamp where the local fishermen sell directly to the small restaurants. Visitors often enjoy discovering charming local cafes with fresh fish on the menu.

Visit the D-Day Landing Memorials Around Upper Normandy Villas

Visitors choosing Upper Normandy villas will discover ancient architecture and history in abundance. From the archaeological gardens of Vieil-Evreux and the centuries-old churches in Bec-hellouin or Fontain-Guerard to the medieval fortresses in Chateau-Galliard and Harcourt, it is a step back in time.

Upper Normandy Villas to Enjoy the Excellent Shopping

Along the coastline are two major ports, Le Harve and Dieppe. La Harve, the second largest port in France, is a major import and commercial center. Dieppe is a beautiful port town with great shopping. Visitors here will find a wonderful array of markets, selling everything from clothes and leather goods to fish and fresh local produce. At Dieppe, the battle scared Church of Saint-Jacques and the Musee du Chateau both draw visitors for their architecture and the museum has a collection of rare fine ivory. At the smaller village of Fecamp, the boardwalk or promenade is an ideal place for an evening stroll. The Benedictine monastery in the village draws many visitors to try the digestif that is made here.

The town of Evreux was heavily bombed by both the Germans and Allies during World War II but many of its spectacular attractions remain. The Cathedral of Notre-Dame is one of the country’s largest churches. It was originally constructed in the 1200s by King Henry II of England and famed for his stained glass windows.

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