Match! All that remains of Château de Jumilly
Two devilish legends cling to the last few remaining stones of Château de Jumilly, deep in the Orne region of Normandy. Which is why it is generally known as Château Diable!
The fall of a fine house
This land is an empty place now; just a
There are many potential problems to think about when taking a fairy (or fée in French) for your wife. The Lord of Argouges ignored them all that fine summer day when he spotted a young lady about to take a swim in a refreshing forest pool.
She was beautiful in a
We have gathered all of our ghostly and witchy tales from Normandy for you here!
Doesn't this Normandy château look charming? Not overly grand, just inviting? You are looking at a very misleading picture, for this is the most haunted château in France.
There had always been a few stories; a white lady drifting around the grounds and long ago a werewolf terrorised people crossing the
Our postcard shows the gatehouse of Battle Abbey, built with an impressive wall, to protect one of the richest Abbeys in England from marauding English and raiding French. Ironic considering its very existence is due to a promise made to a Pope by a Norman duke, in 1066.
Exploring the Abbey