A weekend in Caen

The city of Caen, labeled "city of Art and history".|The Château de Caen|Photo Alain DevismeThe abbaye aux Dames in Caen|Cabourg is a stylish resort |The Château de Fontaine-Henry is a precious witness of the civil architecture of the Renaissanc|The great Museum of the Atlantic wall Bunker|

Description
Themes : heritage, culture, week-end,

The city of Caen, labeled "city of Art and history", has a very beautiful heritage. Its three jewels are based by Guillaume the Conqueror: the two abbeys are real gems of Romanesque art. The Château de Caen is considered to be one of the largest fortified enclosures in Europe.


Accomodation
Bed and Breakfast Le Clos Saint Martin, Caen, France (en)
Hôtel
Set in a 16th-century renovated historic mansion in Caen city centre, this B&B features a terrace, a floral courtyard with outdoor furniture and spacious......
Royal Hôtel Caen Centre, France (en)
Hôtel
Royal Hôtel Caen Centre is located in the heart of Caen and offers modern, elegant accommodations with free Wi-Fi....
Bed and Breakfast Manoir de la Marjolaine, Cabourg, France (en)
Hôtel
Located in Le Home Varaville, just 300 metres from the beach, this elegant manor house is set in 1....
The stages
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Caen
The city of Caen, labeled "city of Art and history", has a very beautiful heritage. Its three jewels are based by Guillaume the Conqueror: the two abbeys are real gems of Romanesque art and the castle is considered to be one of the largest fortified enclosures in Europe.
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The Château de Fontaine-Henry
The Château de Fontaine-Henry is a precious witness of the civil architecture of the Renaissance. It is distinguished by its Grand Pavilion 16th century covered with a huge slate roof and its turret.
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The great Museum of the Atlantic wall Bunker
Installed at Ouistreham in an old post of Directorate of shooting of the Atlantic wall, the large Bunker Museum presents a reconstruction of the German military premises in 1944.
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Cabourg
Located on the estuary of the Dives, Cabourg is an elegant seaside resort renowned for its 4 kilometres of beach sand and the Belle Époque atmosphere made famous by Marcel Proust.
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Bayeux
The town of Bayeux is famous for its tapestry. Spared by World War II its medieval centre has retained a rich architectural and cultural heritage beautifully preserved.
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Arromanches-les-Bains
Located in the heart of the Normandy landing beaches, Arromanches is a village known worldwide thanks to the technical prowess by the Allies in the aftermath of the June 6, 1944: the construction, in a few days, a floating artificial port which allowed land 9'000 tonnes of material per day.
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