Discover ... Falaise and its region

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Falaise, William the Conqueror castleLocated about forty kilometers from Caen, Falaise was the scene of events in the history of Calvados ...

Dominated by its medieval castle, it is here that William was born "the Bastard" which later became William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy and future king of England. The castle, built on a rocky outcrop, takes us back to the XI, XII and XIII centuries, when Falaise experience a real economic boom. The fortress was restored recently opened its doors to visitors, lovers of history and medieval architecture ....

Do not miss the visit of the "Musée des Automates" .... a collection of pieces of automates housed in a Paris once reconstituted.

Rich in natural landscapes, the region of Falaise is an invitation to the walk. Let yourself guide and learn the rocky hill of La Brèche au Diable.
A few kilometers, La Roche D'Oëtre is one of the most beautiful natural spot and panoramic view in Calvados.

For children .... the leisure swimming pool in Falaise is open all year. You will also find a sports pool, a fitness / relaxation much to the delight of parents

Colors and flavors of the Falaise county

Leisure swimming pool in Falaise

Animations in Falaise

Castle in Vendeuvre

A few kilometres .. Not to be missed!
The "roches d'Oëtre", la Haras du Pin (stud), Vendeuvre Castle (water gardens surprises and museum miniature furniture)

Events and leisure ....
"greedy" walks , walks and theatre to Falaise from June to September
In July and August, "Saturdays music": outdoor concerts free In December: "Winter Falaise" (concerts, events, exhibitions)

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La région de Falaise