Stone and Garden

©M.Maignan/OT Caen

Two specific characteristics of Caen are on the program: the famous Caen stone, a limestone used for different monuments over the world, and the green areas and gardens which cover more than 25% of the surface of the city…



>The guided tour of Caen (2hrs)

Visit of the main sites of Caen which are the castle and the abbeys, jewels of the Norman architecture and symbol of love between William the Conqueror and his wife.


>Panoramic tour aboard the touristic train (45 mn)

Commented panoramic tour in Caen (castle, Ladies’ abbey, marina, Men’s abbey, historic centre…) 



3-course menu + drinks in a partner restaurant



>visit of one garden (1h to 2hrs)

Unaccompanied visit

The botanical garden : cradle of botany (over three centuries of history), it is a genuine vegetal museum of plants with flora from Normandy, medicinal herbs, rockeries, greenhouses of exotic plants and horticultural plants in the city centre.


La Colline aux Oiseaux : vast area (17 ha) of themed gardens and a superb rose garden covering 17ha and located near the Caen Memorial Museum. 


Sales and booking conditions

The rates shown apply from Monday to Saturday (Sundays and bank holidays on request), based on 40 people and are subject to changes in the VAT rate and to availabilities.

Driver goes free.

These prices do not include transport and personal expenses.

Garden visit are free and unaccompanied. The little train tour is only available from April 1st to September 30th 2017.

The menus of restaurants are sent with our offer.

It is possible to combine the programs in order to have a tailored made one subject to feasibility (distance, opening times…)

The number of participants must be confirmed 1 week before the group’s arrival at the latest. After this time, any cancellation will be billed for. 



Information and booking

Group Department

Nathalie PETIT -

Céline GIGUET -

+33 (0)2 31 27 14 10