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"Private Tour: Rouen
Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip""Private Tour: Rouen Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Caen ""Your guide will meet you at your hotel with fresh coffee and croissants. Then he will drive you to Rouen to visit Rouen's Cathedral and Rouen best places such as the place where Joan of Arc was killed. You will then visit the Old Town the the Market Square and the Street of the Gros Horloge the St Maclou Chapel.You will be then proposed a good lunch in some of Rouen's best restaurants with a complete explanation and advice on how to have the best things from the menu.In the afternoon head to Caen to visit William the Conquerors's Castle
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"Private Tour: Rouen
Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip""Private Tour: Rouen Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Bayeux""Your guide will meet you at your hotel with fresh coffee and croissants. Let's start with the visit of Bayeux : the tapestry the Cathedral the tree of Liberty and many other secret places of this lovely medieval city.Then after lunch in one of the best restaurants in Bayeux.After lunch
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Private Tour Rouen Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Rouen
Private Tour Rouen Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Rouen "Your guide will meet you at your hotel with fresh coffee and croissants. Then he will drive you to Rouen to visit Rouen's Cathedral and Rouen best places such as the place where Joan of Arc was killed. You will then visit the Old Town the the Market Square and the Street of the Gros Horloge the St Maclou Chapel.You will be then proposed a good lunch in some of Rouen's best restaurants with a complete explanation and advice on how to have the best things from the menu.In the afternoon head to Caen to visit William the Conquerors's Castle and the Cathedral the Abbaye aux Hommes as well as the Abbaye aux Dames.Later in the afternoon
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More Off The Beaten Path in Bayeux

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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vichatherly
Sep 12, 2013

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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wandering360
Dec 04, 2011

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...
Lavenderdream
Apr 25, 2009

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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hquittner
Nov 27, 2007

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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Pavlik_NL
Nov 26, 2007

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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Pavlik_NL
Nov 26, 2007
 
 
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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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Pavlik_NL
Nov 23, 2007

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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Pavlik_NL
Nov 23, 2007

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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sue_stone
Jul 11, 2006

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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sue_stone
Jul 11, 2006

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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jakiline
Jun 03, 2006

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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LoriPori
Mar 30, 2005

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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LoriPori
Feb 19, 2005

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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LoriPori
Feb 19, 2005

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

Bayeux Notre Dame cathedral was started in 11th century but mostly in 13th century. Today the cathedral is the mother church of the diocese of Bayeux and Lisieux. The cathedral is dedicated to the...
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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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