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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
From EUR375.00
 
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
From EUR500.00

More Things to Do in Caen

Harness Racing

Harness racing is Horse race at a specific gait, a trot, or pace .pulling a two wheeled cart with jockey. The cart is called a sulky. This take place at Hippodrome de la Prairie. Caen. See video
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alectrevor
Mar 16, 2015

Caen Castle [ Chateau ]

Caen castle was built in 1060 by William the Conqueror ,Duke of Normandy, to house his palace ,was one of the biggest in Europe. It became the barracks. Admission is free .Large area to walk round....
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alectrevor
Mar 16, 2015

St Pierre

Built between the13th and 16th century. St Pierre is a roman catholic church dedicated to saint Peter .It is situated in Place St Pierre in the centre of Caen Normandy France. The tower spire was...
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alectrevor
Mar 16, 2015

Church of St -Sauveur in Caen

A most striking feature is the double naves and the wooden vaulting ceiling. ,The roof like an upturned ship. ,said to remind us of William the Conquerors boat builders. The east nave dates from the...
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alectrevor
Mar 15, 2015

Abbey du Hommes

The abbey church Hommes [ men ] was founded in 1063 by William the Conqueror at the same time has the Abbey Dames was founded at the other side of Caen William the Conquerors tomb is in the Abbey, he...
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alectrevor
Mar 15, 2015

Visit the World War II Cemetery and Memorial

The American Cemetery at Omaha Beach is outside of Colleville-sur-Mer but a good base for visiting is the nearby city of Caen. You can combine the visit to the Cemetery with a visit to the Caen Peace...
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Beausoleil
Jan 20, 2014
 
 
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Pegasus Bridge near Caen

The Benouville-Pegusus Bridge is a must-see if you are visiting World War II sites. Pegasus, the flying horse, was the emblem of the 6th British Airborne Division and they captured the bridge on June...
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Apr 29, 2013

The Caen Peace Memorial

When you get your ticket, take the option for full lunch in the restaurant. The museum is large and emotionally draining (all that war and violence) so you need a break and the food is excellent.You...
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Beausoleil
Apr 29, 2013

The Abbey of Women (L'Abbaye-aux-Dames)

There are two major abbeys in Caen, one is L'Abbaye-aux-Dames and the other one is (you guessed it) L'Abbaye-aux-Hommes. The Abbey of Saint-Étienne is usually called the Abbey of Men. The two abbeys...
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Apr 29, 2013

Wonderful churches in Caen

Directly across the street from the chateau is Eglise St. Pierre. It has a slightly curved apse so is particularly interesting. We had seen this in Quimper in Bretagne but it is very eye-catching when...
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Beausoleil
Apr 29, 2013

The Botanical Gardens (the "Museum of flowers")

The botanical garden of Caen (Jardin botanique de Caen) is built on a terrain of an old stone quarry Caen. One side extraction is still visible. In the lower part is about 5,000 square meters big and...
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annase
Apr 01, 2013

Fine Arts Museum - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen

This museum is located in the heart of the Caen Castle (the medieval castle built by William the Conqueror) in a modern building. The museum has a selection of paintings from the 15th to 20th...
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annase
Apr 01, 2013

Visit a Castle and more.

There's the Castle, Built around 1060 by William the Conqueror to house his residential palace. One of the biggist in Europe. Became a millitary barracks.Ramparts. Through the years have been repaired...
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Pod
Dec 22, 2011

Abbaye des Dames, the Women's Abbey

Let's not make ourselves guilty of discrimination. When one visits the Abbaye des Hommes (Men's Abbey), then also visit the Abbaye des Dames (Women's Abbey). On the other side of the city centre, a...
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Pavlik_NL
Apr 04, 2011

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26 rue de la Fontaine, Caen, Basse-Normandie, 14000, France
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10 rue de la Gare, Caen, Basse-Normandie, 14000, France
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29 rue Gemare, Caen, Basse-Normandie, 14000, France
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4, Place Marechal Foch, Caen, Basse-Normandie, 14000, France
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Promenade Marcel Proust
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1 Place de la Republique, Caen, Basse-Normandie, 14000, France
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"William The Conquerer is here"
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"Caen"
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Beausoleil

"Caen in Normandy"
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"Caen, 'the battlefield'"
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hquittner

"A Very Old City with a Modern Dress"
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