Getting to Normandy

Administratives formalities

You will need a valid passport or, if you are coming from the Schengen Area, an ID card.



Some athletes and team staff may require a visa to enter France. The visa type will depend on the individual’s nationality, and on the length and purpose of the visit. Go to, where you can:

  • See a list of countries whose citizens do not require a visa to travel to France.  
  • Apply for a visa
  • Track your application


Major airports

  • International airports :
    • Paris Roissy Charles de Gaulle (2h from Normandy)
    • Paris Orly (2h from Normandy)
    • Paris Beauvais (1h30 from Normandy)
  • Airports in Normandy : 
    • Caen-Carpiquet,
    • Deauville-Normandie, 
    • Rouen-Vallée de Seine,
    • Le Havre-Octeville,
    • Cherbourg-Maupertus