Discover ... Bessin

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Bayeux tapestryLocated in the West of Calvados, Bessinoffers full discoveries and activities.

Discover Bayeux, its capital, famous for its tapestry, its museums and its cathedral. A 21 explanatory spots is offered to stroll through the narrow streets of this medieval city. A must visit!

Trully region of memory, many sites commemorate the landing of June 6, 1944. The Omaha beach made famous this morning of June 44, Pointe du Hoc, the American cemetery at Colleville, the artificial port of Arromanches and many museums welcome you to know all about the highlights of the liberation of France.

The tourist road of mills (la Route des Moulins) invites you to discover the fortified manor houses and farms, between valleys of the Seulle, the Mue and the Thue. A 35km route at the heart of a greenery countryside ...

The Bessin also offers many sport activities : Enjoy a stay in one of our accommodation in Asnelles to introduce you to speed-sail or sailing...
Golf lovers, do not miss Omaha Beach Golf Club in Port en Bessin: a 27-holes located in a unique spot overlooking sea!   

Colors and flavors of Bessin

Gardens and park

cathedral in Bayeux

Military cemetery

Bessin villages

You wish to walk on footpaths and discover Bessin landscapes?
Between Bayeux and St Lô, the Forest of Balleroy and its arboretum ... Nearly Isigny, discover Marais du Bessin and the Cotentin : an exceptional natural heritage ... !
 
Our gastronomy ...
Enjoy your stay in the Bessin to make a stop at the dairy cooperative in Isigny, cream, butter and cheese will not have more secrets for you ...
"Normandy caramels" will make you discover the manufacture of its famous sweets ...
 
.... and our specialities 
The "cochon" Bayeux (pork)
The salted butter caramels of isigny
The "sablés d'Asnelles" (famous butter cookies)
The Oysters


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Contact tourist offices :

Bayeux
Isigny sur mer
Creully

Bayeux et le Bessin