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Tapestry, tapestry everywhere

For B&B elegance in a French château try the Château de L’Isle-Marie in Normandy. Near Bayeux and Mont St Michel, each of the six rooms are lavishly and luxuriously adorned. Chosen by Travel & Leisure magazine as one of fifty romantic getaways, it doesn’t get much better than this. Bask in the château gardens, stroll along the D-Day landing beaches of Utah Beach and Omaha Beach or pay a visit to the 70-metre long Bayeux Tapestry  and finish the evening surverying your estate, Champagne in hand.  Prices start  from 279 Euros per room per night for bed & breakfast, with  self-catering and catered apartments also available.   See French Connections for more information.

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