Tourism labels in Lower Normandy

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The cities, towns and villages of Lower Normandy listed have been awarded with one or several French tourism labels: Cities of art and history, Most beautiful villages of France, Most beautiful detours in France, Green resort, Listed resort, Towns and villages in Bloom.

CITIES OF ART AND HISTORY

The designation Ville d'art et d'histoire is a national label awarded by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication to cities and towns with a rich heritage which pursue an active policy to stimulate and develop their heritage and architecture and adopt measures to raise inhabitants' and visitors' awareness of their heritage. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Cities of art and history in Lower Normandy:

Cities of art and history in Lower Normandy

Caen
Coutances

Lisieux
Valognes

 

MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGES OF FRANCE

The label Plus beau village de France, is awarded by an association to beautiful French villages of under 2,000 inhabitants which possess a rich natural and built heritage – with at least two listed buildings – and pursue an active policy to stimulate and develop their heritage. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Most beautiful villages of France in Lower Normandy:

Most beautiful villages of France in Lower Normandy

Barfleur
Beuvron-en-Auge

Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei

 

MOST BEAUTIFUL DETOURS IN FRANCE

The label Plus beau détour de France, is awarded by an association to medium-sized French towns (2,000 to 20,000 inhabitants) located away from the major trunk roads which possess all-year-round tourist facilities, a rich built heritage and an interesting environment. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Most beautiful detours in France in Lower Normandy:

Most beautiful detours in France in Lower Normandy

Argentan
Domfront

Honfleur

 

GREEN RESORTS

The designation Station verte is a national label awarded to French nature, leisure and holiday tourist destinations located in unspoiled environments, in the countryside or in the mountains, which offer tourist and leisure facilities. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Green resorts in Lower Normandy:

Green resorts in Lower Normandy

Agon-Coutainville
Bagnoles-de-l'Orne
Clécy
Colleville-Montgomery
Le Mêle-sur-Sarthe

Mortain
Pont-d'Ouilly
Pontorson
Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët
Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte

 

LISTED RESORTS

The label Station classée is awarded to seaside, spa, health, tourist, winter sports and mountaineering resorts which pursue a policy of high-quality tourist facilities and activities. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Listed resorts in Lower Normandy:

Listed resorts in Lower Normandy

Agon-Coutainville
Arromanches-les-Bains
Asnelles
Bagnoles-de-l'Orne
Barfleur
Beauvoir
Benerville-sur-Mer
Bernières-sur-Mer
Blainville-sur-Mer
Blonville-sur-Mer
Branville
Bréhal
Cabourg
Cambremer
Colleville-Montgomery
Colleville-sur-Mer
Coudeville-sur-Mer
Courseulles-sur-Mer
Deauville
Donville-les-Bains
Équemauville
Grandcamp-Maisy
Granville
Graye-sur-Mer
Hauteville-sur-Mer
Hermanville-sur-Mer

Honfleur
Houlgate
Jullouville
Le Mont-Saint-Michel
Lion-sur-Mer
Luc-sur-Mer
Merville-Franceville-Plage
Mortain
Ouistreham
Pontorson
Portbail
Ravenoville
Saint-Arnoult
Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer
Saint-Fraimbault
Saint-Germain-sur-Ay
Saint-Jean-de-la-Rivière
Saint-Pair-sur-Mer
Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue
Siouville-Hague
Tourgéville
Trouville-sur-Mer
Varaville
Vierville-sur-Mer
Villers-sur-Mer
Vimoutiers

 

FAMILY PLUS

The label Famille Plus, is recognised by the French Minister of State for Tourism and is awarded to towns and villages which are particularly tailored to welcoming families and offer many activities and events for children and adults. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Family Plus in Lower Normandy:

Family Plus in Lower Normandy

Agon-Coutainville
Barneville-Carteret
Cabourg
Hauteville-sur-Mer

Merville-Franceville-Plage
Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët
Trouville-sur-Mer
Villers-sur-Mer

 

TOWNS AND VILLAGES IN BLOOM

The label Villes et villages fleuris is awarded each year by the French National Council of Cities, Towns and Villages in Bloom following a competition which judges criteria such as landscaped and plant heritage, flowering, respect for the environment and the living environment. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Towns and villages in Bloom in Lower Normandy:

Towns and villages in Bloom in Lower Normandy

Bagnoles-de-l'Orne -
Cabourg -
Cherbourg-Octeville -
Honfleur -
Saint-Fraimbault -
Alençon -
Argentan -
Avranches -
Bayeux -
Beuvron-en-Auge -
Blainville-sur-Orne -
Boissy-Maugis -
Caen -
Coquainvilliers -
Coutances -
Domfront -
Domjean -
Donville-les-Bains -
Ducey -
Évrecy -
Flers -
Granville -
Grentheville -
La Chapelle-Montligeon -
La Ferté-Macé -
La Sauvagère -
Lisieux -
Merville-Franceville-Plage -
Normandel -
Ouistreham -
Pont-l'Évêque -
Potigny -
Saint-Aubin-de-Terregatte -
Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer -
Saint-Hilaire-le-Châtel -
Saint-James -
Saint-Laurent-de-Terregatte -
Saint-Lô -
Saint-Martin-de-Landelles -
Saint-Martin-de-Sallen -
Saint-Michel-des-Andaines -
Saint-Quentin-sur-le-Homme -
Saint-Sauveur-Lendelin -
Saint-Victor-de-Réno -
Sourdeval -
Valognes -
Vassy -
Vaudry -
Villedieu-les-Poêles -
Villers-sur-Mer -
Vimoutiers -
Athis-de-l'Orne -
Aunay-sur-Odon -
Bazoches-sur-Hoëne -
Biville -
Blangy-le-Château -
Bourguébus -
Courgeon -
Courseulles-sur-Mer -
Dives-sur-Mer -
Flamanville -
Gouville-sur-Mer -
Hérouville-Saint-Clair -
Houlgate -
Isigny-sur-Mer -

La Ferté-Frênel -
Le Ménil-Guyon -
Luc-sur-Mer -
Mondeville -
Nocé -
Petiville -
Rânes -
Saint-Amand -
Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët -
Saint-Loup -
Saint-Pair-sur-Mer -
Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives -
Saint-Sauveur-de-Pierrepont -
Soligny-la-Trappe -
Troarn -
Trouville-sur-Mer -
Vasteville -
Villers-Bocage -
Villers-en-Ouche -
Vire -
Yquelon -
Argences -
Arromanches-les-Bains -
Authie -
Baron-sur-Odon -
Cagny -
Caumont-l'Éventé -
Colombelles -
Cormelles-le-Royal -
Digosville -
Digulleville -
Douvres-la-Délivrande -
Épaney -
Équemauville -
Falaise -
Garcelles-Secqueville -
Grandcamp-Maisy -
Hardinvast -
Hubert-Folie -
L'Aigle -
La Ferrière-aux-Étangs -
La Forêt-Auvray -
La Haye-Pesnel -
Le Dézert -
Le Mêle-sur-Sarthe -
Le Mesnil-Raoult -
Le Molay-Littry -
Le Pin-la-Garenne -
Lonlay-l'Abbaye -
Ménil-Erreux -
Mesnil-Clinchamps -
Rocquancourt -
Saint-Agnan-sur-Sarthe -
Saint-Aubin-d'Arquenay -
Saint-Gatien-des-Bois -
Saint-Germain-de-Tallevende-la-Lande-Vaumont -
Saint-Jean-des-Baisants -
Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue -
Sainte-Marguerite-de-Carrouges -
Soliers -
Torigni-sur-Vire -
Tourouvre -
Verrières -
Villerville -
Villiers-sous-Mortagne -

 

BLUE FLAG

The Blue Flag label is awarded to seaside resorts and marinas that take account of environmental criteria in their economic and tourist development policies, and promote behaviour that respects nature and its treasures. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Blue Flag in Lower Normandy:

Blue Flag in Lower Normandy

Agon-Coutainville
Barneville-Carteret
Bréhal
Colleville-Montgomery
Courseulles-sur-Mer
Gouville-sur-Mer
Honfleur

Jullouville
Les Pieux
Ouistreham
Pont-l'Évêque
Portbail
Querqueville
Siouville-Hague

 
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