Queen Mathilde and William the Conqueror castles, churches and cathedrals; D-daylanding beaches and WWII cimeteries, museums and memorials; thousand year-old Mont St Michel Benedictini Abbey; museum and exhibitions dedicated to Norman artists authors and musicians, such as Monet, Boudin, Corneille, Maupassant, Satie.
There is of course a jewel known for all! In 150 km of the domain, the Mont Saint-Michel. But our beautiful region abounds in natural and tourist sites, monuments, places of history and activities extremely varied. Here are some ideas of visit:
In Bayeux: Bayeux Tapestry and the cathedral
In Caen: Le Mémorial de Caen (Peace memorial), the Ducal castle, the Museum of Normandy, the “Abbaye aux Hommes” and the “Abbaye aux Dames”, churches and tens of the other symbolic places (see the site of the Tourist office of Caen) Norman tourism, ideas of visit.
In Cherbourg: La Cité de la Mer (city of the sea), the museum of the umbrellas of Cherbourg, the natural harbour of Cherbourg, the Fort du Roule, The Museum of Cherbourg, Other ideas of visits on the site of the tourist office of Cherbourg
In Villedieu les Poêles: l’atelier du cuivre (the workshop of the copper)
And also all these places in charge of the history of the landing: beaches of course, touching cemeteries “American Colleville Cemetery” and the “German Cemetery of La Cambe”, museums: Memorial Bloody Gulch, Batterie du Holdy, Airborne Museum, Museums of Arromanche and Utah Beach and tens with the others whom we shall supply you address and phone number on request.
Consult the page sports and leisure activities for some more activities in the Norman area.
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