In the footsteps of the Conqueror

Iconic character of Normandy, William the Conqueror was born in Falaise. He made of Caen his ducal city with the two abbeys and the castle. The famous Tapestry recounting the Battle of Hastings and the conquest of England is exposed in Bayeux...

 

MORNING

>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.

 

LUNCH

3-course menu + drinks in a partner restaurant

 

AFTERNOON

>Guided tour of Bayeux and visit of the Tapestry (3hrs)

The heritage of Bayeux has kept the same authenticity since medieval times. You will visit the old town and the cathedral (a gem of Norman architecture).Embroidery of the 11th century (length of 70m) recounting the story of the conquest of England by William the Conqueror and the battle of Hastings.

OR

>Visit of the castle in Falaise (1h30)

Film projections, audiovisual scenes, 3D viewing on tactile tablets, replicas of period furnishings all combine to unveil the reality of the ducal and royal castle edified by the Dukes of Normandy during the 12th and 13th centuries. 


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. 

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Information and booking

Group Department

Nathalie PETIT - npetit@caen-tourisme.fr

Céline GIGUET - resagroupes@caen-tourisme.fr

+33 (0)2 31 27 14 10