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Highlights in Bayeux
- Close to the D-Day landing beaches
- Many museums and monuments
- Tasty Norman cuisine
- Picturesque charm of the old town
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Just seven kilometres from the English Channel, Bayeux is the ideal destination for a week at sea or a last minute weekend break in Normandy. Accommodation in the heart of Bayeux will be perfect to enjoy the peaceful charm of this beautiful city while accommodation in its surroundings will allow you to enjoy the joys of the Norman countryside. Comfortable and very well equipped, holiday rentals in Bayeux are the guarantee of a successful stay.
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Location and orientation
Located in the department of Calvados, Bayeux was one of the most important places of French religious life during the Middle Ages, as the particularly high number of churches testifies today. Like all of Normandy, the city began to attract Parisians on holiday from the arrival of the railway in the second half of the nineteenth century.A change of scenery guaranteed two hours from Paris
With an Intercité, two hours are enough for a Paris-Bayeux journey from Saint-Lazare station, using the Paris - Cherbourg line. By car, it takes about two and a half hours to get there by taking the A13.
A destination for art and history lovers
You will immediately be seduced by the beauty of the local heritage. Inaugurated in 1077 by William the Conqueror himself, Bayeux Cathedral is one of the most beautiful in western France. The medieval and Renaissance town houses and the Norman half-timbered houses also contribute to the charm of the city.A city close to the D-Day Beaches
A few minutes by car from Bayeux were enough to find themselves on the beaches where, in June 1944, Allied troops stepped ashore to free France from Nazi domination. Take advantage of your stay in Bayeux to visit Omaha Beach, certainly the most famous beach of the D-Day landing, Utah Beach or Juno Beach.
In Bayeux, the know-how inherited from the Middle Ages, that of bobbin lace, still exists. Today, it is perpetuated by the Conservatoire de la Dentelle de Bayeux.
Top 3 things to do
This vast embroidery, preserved and exhibited in the William the Conqueror Centre, traces the history of the conquest of England in the eleventh century. More than 70 metres long, it is one of the best preserved examples of profane art in Romanesque times.2. Visit the Baron-Gérard Museum
This small museum has exciting collections of paintings, including paintings by Gustave Caillebotte, Eugène Boudin and Jacques-Louis David.3.Taste local specialities
In addition to cider and calvados, a stay in Bayeux is an opportunity to enjoy all kinds of delicacies such as pancakes, Norman apple cakes and Bayeux chocolates.