Rick Steves' Europe

Normandy: War-Torn Yet Full of Life

Season 3 Episode 3 | 26m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

After exploring the half-timbered charm of Rouen, we reflect on Monet's lily ponds, peek in on local artisans, and set up an easel at Honfleur's harbor. We venture into composer Eric Satie's eccentric world and feast on the finest of Normandy cuisine. After pondering sacrifice and celebrating freedom on the D-Day beaches, we hike with pilgrims to the enchanted island abbey of Mont St. Michel.

Aired: 08/05/14

Rating: TV-G

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Distributed nationally by American Public Television