Caen Tour Ideas
Take an incredibly powerful journey back in time at the Mémorial de Caen, Normandy’s most comprehensive World War II museum. Watch a gripping film on D-Day and learn about the intense preparations for the historic Normandy landings. Covering events ranging from the end of World War I through the fall of the Berlin Wall, the museum puts the events of WWII and D-Day in their larger historical context. Explore the museum at your leisure, with or without an audio guide; your ticket is valid for 24 hours after entry.
Delve into the history of Normandy on a full-day private tour of Bayeux and Caen. Enter Bayeux Cathedral, see the famous Bayeux Tapestry at Bayeux Tapestry Museum and wander the medieval city streets as a private guide reveals Bayeux’s past. Return to Caen for a tour themed around William the Conqueror, the most famous of the dukes of Normandy. See his burial site at the Romanesque Abbey of St-Etienne (Men's Abbey) and his palace remains at Château de Caen. The itinerary on this tour can be customized to your preferences, but all entrance fees are at your own expense.
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