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Private tour guide Richard

Richard H.

Banville, France

I've been a professional guide since 1991. I'm also a PADI Master Instructor and I traveled all around the world teaching diving and guiding, so I'm very familiar with travelers and their needs.

I have a university degree in Norman history specialized in Medival History, especially the time of William the Conqueror and the nearly 300 years of Norman History as an independant country.
I'm also well educated in modern history, especially of World Word II.
I've also a university degree in Art History and know very well the periode of the sea side resorts (1840-1914) with the Impressionist painting periode in Normandy.
Next to art and history I know very well the culinary specialties of Normandy, with it's soft cheeses and the famous Calvados (Apple Brandy).
As I live between Caen and Bayeux (two very historical Norman), I can guide you there and show you all the little secret part of those two beautiful cities.
As I'm also very frequently in Rouen, I can also show you all the beautiful parts along the Seine rive and some of the most intersting historical and cultural places.

A Recent Review of this guide

This was our third tour with Richard and was as usual excellent in every aspect. Richard brings an excitement to the history and his ability to present detail which expands the narrative. We highly recommend Richard and look forward to our next outing with him.
James McMahill

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