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To know before you go in Caen !

Thanks to Brit Hotel, set out to discover the rich culture of staying in the Norman city of Caen!

Capital of the region of Lower Normandy, Caen offers many opportunities for walks and visits. With a little over 109,000 inhabitants, it is the largest city in the region.

With Memorial Day beaches, the Abbaye aux Dames or the castle of William the Conqueror, Caen offers a cultural and historical unforgettable stay.

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Caen, a city marked by war

Caen was one of the most affected cities during the Second World War, with nearly 70% of its buildings were destroyed during the bombing. The city was rebuilt from 1947 to 1963, with long straight avenues dotted with houses built with stone from Caen.

The Caen Memorial is undoubtedly the must-see museum in Caen since traces with greater accuracy the events of the Second World War.

Near Caen are also the landing beaches, historical places to explore with your family or friends. Discover eg Arromanches, its beaches and its museum of the landing.

The mark of William of The Conqueror

Caen is undoubtedly marked by the reign of William the Conqueror. His ducal castle dominates the town and is one of the largest castles in Europe. It now houses the Museum of Normandy, the Museum of Fine Arts, St. George and a herb garden.

The Bayeux Tapestry (about 30 minutes from Caen), 70 meters long and traces the conquest of England by William the Conqueror, will delight history buffs during their stay in Normandy.

At Caen, impossible to miss the Abbaye aux Dames and the Abbaye aux Hommes, two buildings architectural beauty founded by William the Conqueror.
A host of activities to practice

A host of activities to practice

Caen obviously offers a multitude of activities to enjoy, from the most classical to the most original.

During your stay, indulge in the joys of golf, tennis or cycling. And if you want to entertain family or friends, go to an adventure park or participate in a paintball session.

The amusement park Festyland also welcomes you for a relaxing and diverstissement.



Tourist Office :

12 place Saint-Pierre - 14000 CAEN

Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 27 14 14

Town Hall :

Esplanade JM Louvel - 14027 CAEN CEDEX 9

Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 30 41 00

Hospital :

Av. de la Côte de Nacre - 14000 CAEN

Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 06 31 06

Library :

Pl. Louis Guillouard - 14000 CAEN

Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 30 47 00

Memorial Museum :

Esplanade Gal Eisenhower - 14000 CAEN

Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 06 06 44

The Castle :

Château - 14000 CAEN

Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 30 47 60

Ladies Abbey :

Place de la Reine Mathilde - 14035 CAEN

Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 06 98 58