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, […]

A day out with the family at Festyland!

A day out with the family at Festyland!

That’s a great idea… Have some fun with all the family in the Festyland amusement park in Caen-la-Mer! Along with the rides, the park features different districts retracing the history of Normandy during the Belle Époque, in the times of the Vikings and the pirates, and in the Middle Ages! For a fun-filled day out, […]

Climb the 171 steps of the Ouistreham Riva-Bella lighthouse

Climb the 171 steps of the Ouistreham Riva-Bella lighthouse

Looking for an original day out for young and old alike? Then come this way… I will take you up the Ouistreham lighthouse, the only lighthouse in Calvados that is open to the public. Climbing up the red and white lighthouse It’s 38 metres high, so before you start, take a deep breath… and we’re […]

On the attack at Caen Castle!

On the attack at Caen Castle!

The ducal castle is an impressive fortress right in the centre of Caen, and seems to be inviting us for a visit from Place Saint-Pierre… So let’s spend the afternoon exploring Caen Castle ! The history of Caen Castle Caen Castle is one of the biggest medieval buildings in Europe and always leaves visitors impressed! […]

In the footsteps of William the Conqueror at the Abbaye aux Hommes in Caen

In the footsteps of William the Conqueror at the Abbaye aux Hommes in Caen

When you think of William the Conqueror, you don’t often think of all the monuments that are linked to his life. And yet Caen has numerous traces of his visits because he chose to reign from this city in Normandy. We wanted to explore the monuments in Caen founded by William the Conqueror to get […]

The Ouistreham Riva-Bella fish market atmosphere

The Ouistreham Riva-Bella fish market atmosphere

The Port of Ouistreham Riva-Bella is famous for its Fish Market! At the Port of Ouistreham, this famous daily market is always popular with fishermen and fans of fresh fish. Arrival of the fishing boats In the Port of Ouistreham, the indoor Fish Market plays host to 24 fishermen every morning from 8 a.m. to […]

Pointe du Siège In Ouistreham

Pointe du Siège In Ouistreham

Enjoy unspoiled nature at Pointe du Siège in Ouistreham A wild and mysterious place Perhaps you have already seen the long beach in Ouistreham in Normandy with the rolling sandy landscapes and the sand castles, the work of the visitors of all ages. But you probably don’t know that just a few yards away, at […]

A day’s tour of the D-Day landings beaches

A day’s tour of the D-Day landings beaches

For a day dedicated to the history of the Second World War, we couldn’t miss a visit to the Caen Memorial and a tour of the D-Day landings beaches. As soon as you arrive, you are immersed in World History… A visit to the Caen Memorial All through the visit, you can see a wide […]