June 2013

1-3rd: RENDEZ-VOUS AUX JARDINS – An annual event across France when private and public parks and gardens are open to the public for 3 days, with opportunities to meet owners and gardeners and take part in workshops.

1-9th: D-DAY CELEBRATIONS – The start of June each year sees a range of events held to mark the anniversary of the D-Day landings, from memorial services to guided walks.

3-9th: NORMANDY SAILING WEEK – Follow the boat races in Le Havre during Normandy’s renowned sailing week.

6-16th: ROUEN ARMADA ASSOCIATION – Celebrating its 25th anniversary, there will be over 50 vessels from around the world including tall ships and warships available to visit. Thousands are expected to attend the celebration on the Quay of Rouen, with plenty of entertainment including concerts and fireworks.

8th: SANDBALL TOURNAMENT IN BREHAL – Professional sandball tournament held on the beach in St Martin de Bréhal, just a short walk from Maison Mielles.

21st: FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE – An annual music festival that takes place across France and sees hundreds of free concerts and street performances given by both amateur and professional musicians.

From 28th: LES POLYPHOLIAS – A festival celebrating choral singing, with choirs from around the world.


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