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Private Tour: Bayeux Sightseeing and Caen Day Trip from Bayeux
"After a pickup from your Bayeux hotel in the morning start your full-day tour by discovering the historical town with your private guide. Founded by the Romans Bayeux was later one of the major towns of the Dukedom of Normandy.Your first stop is Bayeux Cathedral built in the 11th century at the request of the unpopular Earl of Kent Odo who was also the Bishop of Bayeux and William the Conqueror’s half-brother. Next visit Bayeux Tapestry Museum to view the impressive Bayeux Tapestry
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Private Tour: Caen Sightseeing and Bayeux Day Trip from Caen
"Start your full-day tour with a pickup from your Caen hotel by minivan and then relax on the 30-minute journey to Bayeux with your private guide.Learn about the significant history of this ancient town founded by the Romans and once one of the major towns of the Dukedom of Normandy. Visit Bayeux Cathedral built in the 11th century at the request of Odo the highly unpopular Earl of Kent who was also the Bishop of Bayeux and William the Conqueror’s half-brother. Then visit Bayeux Tapestry Museum to see the famous Bayeux Tapestry an impressive piece of art that depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England.Follow your guide through Bayeux’s medieval streets that are flanked with beautiful
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"Private Tour to Bayeux
"Private Tour to Bayeux Honfleur and Pays d' Auge from Bayeux""Departing in a minivan from Bayeux your full-day tour of the best of Normandy starts with the magnificent Bayeux Cathedral which dates from 1077 and was built in both Roman and Gothic styles. Bayeux was the first town to be liberated by the Allies at the end of World War Two and survived intact; it boasts an impressive array of architecture dating from antiquity to the Renai you will see the famous Bayeux Tapestry an embroidered cloth more than 200 feet (60 meters) long. This cloth
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More Off The Beaten Path in Bayeux

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Corporal Sidney Bates VC

We took some time in the Bayeux CWGC cemetery to seek out this particular gravestone. A brave young man who fought and died so that we might be free of tyranny.You'll find the grave of Corporal Sidney...
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War Cemetery Register

Many come to Normandy to honor the brave... but if you have the time, seek out the Register at the War Cemeteries you visit. These books are usually held in a little niche "vault". Look through the...
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As if you were Sleeping Beauty...

We experienced an impressive night at this thousand-year old castle in Colombieres, a quiet, lovely little town about 15 miles in the west of Bayaux. Apart from its history from William the Conqueror...
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See A Damaged Cathedral at St.-Lo

St.-Lo (pop.25K) is 35 km west of Bayeux and you can route yourself through there going to or from Mont St.-Michel. Unlike Bayeux it was a busy railhead and the center of the Allied offensive in 1944....
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Alain Chartier, a famous Bayeux son

Born in Bayeux in 1385, Alain Chartier, became one of early French poets. His work has inspired many later poets and therefore is regarded as a trendsetter in French literature. He became royal poet...
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Along the banks of the river Aure

Bayeux - no doubt - has to be thankful for a lot of it's potential to the small river Aure, that provides the town not only a means of transport, energy (for the many watermills that used to be here...
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Place Charles de Gaulle, where the General spook

After several years of occupation, the French forces that left their homeland, could finally return on French soil and started the liberation of their fatherland. Bayeux was the first town that was...
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The little chaple of the Urselines

In the streets of Bayeux we suddenly found a small charming chapel. These little places always reach a soft spot in my heart. Refugees for those who seeked peace and rest in turbulent times. How much...
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American Military Cemetery

The American Military Cemetery is located on a cliff overlooking Omaha Beach. It covers 172 acres, and contains the graves of 9,386 American soldiers. Most of them were killed during the invasion of...
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Omaha Beach - D-Day Beaches

The D-Day beaches, located around 15km northwest of Bayeux, were part of the largest ever military operation in history.It was on these Normandy beaches, early on the 6th of June 1944, that thousands...
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We Are Not Afraid Of Bird Flu

"Le marché du samedi matin": enjoy the Norman accent!It takes place every Saturday morning on Place st Patrice.I usually buy organic food here: on the picture I'm on the way to this spot. (But I have...
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FALAISE -- HOME OF WILLIAM THE CONQUERER

Born in Falaise in 1027, William was the son of Robert the Devil, duke of Normandy. After his father died in 1035, he had to struggle to stake his claim. He made Normandy the most powerful State from...
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OMAHA BEACH -- AMERICAN CEMETERY

Overlooking OMAHA BEACH , the American Cemetery (Cimetiere Americain) , located in Colleville Sur Mer, contains over 9,000 perfectly alligned white crosses, on a 170-acre plot. A chapel and a memorial...
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LA POINTE DU HOC

The symbol of the gallantry of the young American soldiers and one of the strongpoints of the German fortifications, the famous POINTE DU HOC was taken by storm by Colonel Rudder's Rangers on the...
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Top Hotels in Bayeux

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21 rue Saint Patrice, Bayeux, Basse-Normandie, 14400, France
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14 - 16 rue Saint Jean, Bayeux, Basse-Normandie, 14400, France
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9, Rue Tardif, Bayeux, Basse-Normandie, 14 4000, France
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8 Place du Calvaire, Pont-L'Eveque, Basse-Normandie, 14130, France
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117 Rue Saint Patrice, Rond Point de Vaucelles, Bayeux, Basse-Normandie, 14400, France
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Chemin de la Gambette, Bayeux, France
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Top Things to Do in Bayeux

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Cathedrale Notre Dame

A Norman-Romanesque cathedral started in the 11th century but mainly built in the 13th, surprised us in Bayeux. We were so concentrated in WW2 remains, and so short in time, that we didn't even...
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Tapestry - Tapisserie

1000 years old tapestry is 70 m long and is unique in its kind. Admission is 9 euro with headphones in your language included. The tapestry is an illustrated narrative of the conquest of England in...
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Walking

There are a number of old houses in Bayeux. In a separate tip we depict the House of Adam and Eve (which houses a lace museum). You go by the Cathedral and then on to the Deanery (once the Bishop's...
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Musee de la Tapisserie

The famous Bayeux tapestry is still there. The almost 1.000 year old tapestry that is absolutely unique in it's kind, can be admired at the Centre Guillaume le Conquérant (centre William the...
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Cristian_Uluru

"The wonderful town of Bayeux"
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jakiline

"BAYEUX, still a medieval city"
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ExGuyParis

"Bayeux: City of Conquest"
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LoriPori

"BAYEUX AND NORMANDY"
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"Untouched in the Eye of the Storm"
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