The lost treasure of the ship Télémaque, at Quillebeuf

Taking our car over the Seine on the little free ferry at Quillebeuf has a leisurely charm.  Now we know that beneath us could be

The mild mannered murderer, from Alençon

Murderer and fraud Edme Samuel Castaing was born in 1789, during the turbulent years of the French Revolution but in Alençon, a prosperous country town that

Château, manoir & architectural gems

The house that cannibals built, in Saint-Valery-en-Caux

The façade of a ship owner’s manor house overlooking the turquoise water of quai de la Batellerie in Saint-Valery-en-Caux, reveal nearly everything of importance about

The very private castle of William the Conqueror, at Bonneville-sur-Touques

When building in Normandy calls itself ‘the old castle of William the Conqueror’ it is best to believe it. Although we thought this one was