Colors and flavors of Caen and région
Dominated by its castle and its two abbays which remember the presence of William the Conqueror in the eleventh century, the capital of Lower Normandy will seduce you with its dynamism.
Taking a walk in the historic district of "Vaugueux", take a glass facing the port, the rose garden in "colline aux Oiseaux", take the time to contemplate the many mansions and churches .. : There is no doubt that you fall in love with this city.
The visit to the Caen Memorial, a museum for Peace, is also an unavoidable step. Exhibits and poignant scenographies you replongeront the center of the events of this twentieth century.
Caen is also many museums to discover: Museum of Arts, Museum of Normandy, the Post Office (programme to the tourist office).
And for kids ?
Girafou, Ouga Ouga, Festyland and labyrinth of Caen ...are facilities and playgrounds accessible easily from Caen. Amusement guaranteed for your kids ...
Many facilities are available: pool, ice rink, karting, bowling, golf.
You can also easily reach the seaside town of Ouistreham along the canal from Caen to the sea .. where you can see the Pegasus Bridge, made famous by British paratroopers during the night of June 5, 1944 ...
Whatever the season when you come, animationsare proposed:
In July and August Markets on Friday night, free concerts in summer evenings, dramatised visits ...
April May, Easter Fair (rides)
June: Racing for Freedom ...
September Day port
Make Caen a culinary step : taste the famous "tripes", then the Teurgoule: the amazing dessert length baked.