Things to see and do - Bayeux
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The first city in France to be liberated in 1944, the capital of Bessin is a pleasant spot where old houses nestle amidst tranquil medieval alleys at the foot of its Gothic cathedral. It is also the cradle of the ducal dynasty of Normandy; in 905, the first of these great local lords, Duke William Longsword was born here ... today it's renowned for the extraordinary and world-renowned Bayeux Tapestry.
Tourist attractions Bayeux : Things to see and do
13 r. Nesmond F - 14400 Bayeux
Words cannot describe the effect of this embroidered tapestry on a 70 metre band of linen. 58 moving, epic and amusing scenes show stories such as the rivalry between Harold and William, an audience with William, Mont Saint-Michel, the death of Edwar..
4 r. du Gén.-de-Dais F - 14400 Bayeux
A harmonious chevet, a door showing the story of Thomas Becket, a façade with two Romanesque towers. Inside, interesting paintings in the right transept, a choir stall that, with its ambulatory and crown of chapels, is a fine example of Norman Gothic..
13bis 13 Rue de Nesmond F - 14400 Bayeux
A graphic record of the Middle Ages, especially revealing of customs, costumes, boats and architecture, this textile gem of Romanesque art is housed in the Bayeux Tapestry Museum. It is made from coloured wools embroidered on a linen strip 68.30m by ..
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25 Rue Des Bouchers F - 14400 Bayeux
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This 17th-century mansion has been converted into a charming hotel with a gastronomic restaurant. It is ideally located in the centre of Bayeux, near the Museum of the Bayeux Tapestry. Rooms at the Best Western Hotel Du Luxembourg are comfortable ..
23 Rue Larcher F - 14400 Bayeux
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Hotel Reine Mathilde is situated in the medieval district, just 300 metres from the Bayeux Tapestry Museum. It offers free Wi-Fi access and modern guest rooms with private bathrooms. The guest rooms are decorated in warm, neutral colours. Each has a..
Hotel Le Bayeux is located in the historic centre of Bayeux in the Lower Normandy region. It offers en suite accommodation with free Wi-Fi internet access. Rooms at Hotel Le Bayeux are equipped with a flat-screen TV, telephone and work desk. There a..
Leisure activities Bayeux
Pay tribute to the soldiers who fought at Omaha Beach on this afternoon tour of the Normandy beaches from Bayeux. You'll visit the famous battlefield sites of World War II and gain invaluable insights into the wartime experience of the soldiers who..
Relive the events of the Battle of Normandy with a private tour of the sites that particularly interest you. Choose your own itinerary from sites that could include Utah Beach, Sainte Mere Eglise, Pointe Du Hoc, Longues Sur Mer, and the American and ..
Prices from : 45 €
If time is tight and you'd like to tour the Normandy beaches, this quick morning tour from Bayeux will show you all the poignant highlights of these important World War II battle sites. Your minivan holds a maximum of eight passengers, and a small gr..
71 r. St-Jean F - 14400 Bayeux
rte de Port-en-Bessin F - 14400 Bayeux
You will remain close to nature in this restaurant in the classic, elegant setting of an 18C château. Dishes are created from local, often organic, ingredients with subtle creativity, finesse and harmony. These are in line with the seasons and their ..
53 r. St-Jean F - 14400 Bayeux
This restaurant in a 15C building, tucked into a picturesque little street, has earned itself a good reputation. It serves fresh fish, fine local specialities or a sunnier culinary register.
2 r. des Bouchers F - 14400 Bayeux
This smart and appealing setting with exposed stone, painted beams and soft lighting is to be found at the corner of rue St Laurent and rue des Bouchers. Ingredients from the region take pride of place on the menu (Bayeux pork, Normandy oysters...), ..
40 r. des Cuisiniers F - 14400 Bayeux
Le Pommier stays true to its Normandy roots! It has a pretty, spruce decor of beams and stone. Tuck into a shellfish soup with Isigny crème fraîche, tripes in Caen style, foie gras with apple etc. You won't tire of the region's cuisine.