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 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 […]

Seal watching in the Orne estuary

Seal watching in the Orne estuary

Encountering a marine mammal in its natural environment is an unforgettable experience! But how do you observe them without disturbing them? These wild and protected animals have plenty of secrets to reveal to us on a calf seal observation trip in the Orne estuary. Nature outing with the Groupe Mammalogique Normand (Gmn) The meeting point […]

Top 10 of the DDay sites to visit

Top 10 of the DDay sites to visit

Dive into the heart of the DDay landing beaches. From Sword beach to the Caen Memorial Museum passing through the Pegasus Bridge, discover our selection of sites to visit. The Caen Memorial Museum tells us History Dedicated to the History of the 20th Century, the Caen Memorial Museum is a must-see. Thanks to its route […]

City Break in Caen la mer

City Break in Caen la mer

Discover Caen la mer for a weekend with friends or as a couple. From its thousand-year-old history to the discovery of local products and an excursion to the sea, take a break in Caen in Normandy. Caen in one day 1000 YEARS OF HISTORY To get an overview of the city, its expanse and its […]

Say Cheese !

Say Cheese !

We are glad to say that the very first Norman speciality is cheese! Nothing beats a gourmet tour among Caen’s cheesemongers to conclude a touristic day in Normandy. Aux Fromages de France We start our gourmet tour at Aux Fromages de France where we met the owners: Sylvie and Fabrice. The two cheese lovers presented […]