Top 7 of the must-see attractions in Caen la mer

Top 7 of the must-see attractions in Caen la mer

You don’t know Caen la mer and you don’t have much time ? Discover the must-see sights so you do not miss on the essential of the area ! The city of William the Conqueror Duke of Normandy then King of England, William the Conqueror founded the city of Caen during the 11th century. Built around 1060, […]

Top 10 best terraces in Caen la mer

Top 10 best terraces in Caen la mer

To extend the summer, we have selected for you our best places in Caen la mer to have a drink on the terrace, have an aperitif with a sea view or enjoy an ice cream. With friends, as a couple or with family, discover our top 10 best spots for relaxing. To have a drink […]

Top 8 places to picnic

Top 8 places to picnic

Summer is playing overtime ! The opportunity to make a selection of our favourite places to have a picnic in Caen la mer. In the shadow of the Men’s Abbaye A little corner of nature at the foot of the Men’s Abbaye (Abbaye-aux-hommes) meet up with friends or family for a picnic in the heart of […]

A day at the sea

A day at the sea

For a stroll by the sea, head to the seaside resorts of Caen la mer for an iodized break with family, friends or as a couple. Discovery of 19th century villas, swimming and aperitif on the beach, everything is there to spend a pleasant day. Discovering the seaside villas From Lion-sur-mer to Hermanville-sur-mer, follow the […]

Our gourmet adresses in Caen

Our gourmet adresses in Caen

Another nice program for this day in search of good gourmet addresses in the streets of Caen.The perfect opportunity to discover all our Norman specialties and of course be tempted by a tasting ! And as we are good foodies, here is our selection of addresses not to be missed in Caen ! Alban Guilmet Chocolate and […]

Top 10 off-the-beaten-track D-Day sites

Top 10 off-the-beaten-track D-Day sites

Thought you’d seen it all? Get off the beaten track and visit some of the lesser-known sites with equally important D-Day history. Here are the sites to discover about D-Day off the beaten track. Remembering at the flame memorial This flame, symbol of Liberation, is engraved with the names of the 177 french soldiers who […]

The sea in winter

The sea in winter

Who said the beach was only beautiful in summer? We’re taking advantage of a weekend in winter to get some sea air with friends on the Côte de Nacre. We’ve planned plenty of activities to get some fresh air, as well as moments to relax to the rhythm of the tides. Day 1 A walk […]

Major events in 2024

Major events in 2024

Find out what major events are planned for Caen la mer in 2024. From anniversary years to cultural events, don’t miss out on the must-see events in Normandy! 80th Anniversary of the D-Day and the Battle of Normandy FROM 1 MARCH TO 15 OCTOBER 2024 In 2024, Normandy will be celebrating the 80th anniversary of […]

Fly over the D-Day landing beaches in a helicopter

Fly over the D-Day landing beaches in a helicopter

The big day has arrived! We are going on a first flight in helicopter. And for this first time, we have chosen to fly over Pegasus Bridge and Sword Beach with the company Héli Evènements. The weather conditions are ideal: a clear blue sky, no wind and exceptional visibility. The flight could indeed take place. […]

Meet the Vikings in Ornavik!

Meet the Vikings in Ornavik!

Everyone knows more or less about the history of Vikings. What’s less known, is how they lived at that time. We went to the Ornavik historical park in Hérouville Saint Clair, to meet the Vikings and the Carolingian inhabitants who brought the village to life. In addition to discovering how they lived at the time, […]

A Bucolic interlude in Caen’s dormant cemeteries

A Bucolic interlude in Caen’s dormant cemeteries

During your stay in Caen, visiting the dormant cemeteries is an opportunity to discover unusual and little-known places. Away from the business of the city, these small green spaces have become places where people like to have a stroll. This kind of visit can seem odd, but the scenery invites to romanticism with century-old trees […]