Discover the bessin area

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Discover the Bessin, in the heart of the Basse-Normandie in the west of Caen in the Calvados.

The Bessin offers great holidays full of surprises.


Bayeux

bayeux

Bayeux is a commune located in the Calvados department in the Basse-Normandie region. Bayeux is well known for its tapestry depicting William the Conqueror, which is displayed in the Centre Guillaume-le-Conquerant and is listed since 2007 as world heritage by UNESCO. 

To see:

Discover the old Bayeux, its cathedral, Balleroy castle, St Martin de Mondaye abbey.


Hébergements à proximité

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Le Lion d'Or

  • Bayeux
  • 02 31 92 06 90
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Château la Cheneviere

  • Port-en-bessin-huppain
  • 02 31 51 25 25
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Camping Port Land

  • Port-en-bessin-huppain
  • 02 31 51 07 06
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Roulotte des Matis

  • Cheux
  • 06 87 86 09 06

Gastronomy and terroir

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Guided tour of :

The Cooperative Isigny Sainte Mere.

The oyster farm in Isigny-Granchamp Intercom.

The Bay of Veys

The orchards of Fumichon


Hébergements à proximité

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Hôtel la Grandcopaise

  • Grandcamp-maisy
  • 02 31 22 65 00
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Domaine Saint-Hilaire

  • Saint-hilaire-petitville
  • 02 33 42 14 07
chateau-la-cheneviere port-en-bessin-huppain

Château la Cheneviere

  • Port-en-bessin-huppain
  • 02 31 51 25 25
camping-port-land port-en-bessin-huppain

Camping Port Land

  • Port-en-bessin-huppain
  • 02 31 51 07 06

Maritime Culture

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Guided tour of the fishing harbour of the Port-de-Bessin located few kilometers from Bayeux.

Lunch break in Port-en-Bessin.

Guided tour in the oyster farm of Asnelles.


Hébergements à proximité

le-lion-d-or bayeux

Le Lion d'Or

  • Bayeux
  • 02 31 92 06 90
camping-port-land port-en-bessin-huppain

Camping Port Land

  • Port-en-bessin-huppain
  • 02 31 51 07 06
chateau-la-cheneviere port-en-bessin-huppain

Château la Cheneviere

  • Port-en-bessin-huppain
  • 02 31 51 25 25
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Roulotte des Matis

  • Cheux
  • 06 87 86 09 06

Castles and Gardens in Bessin

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Visite of the St Gabriel Brécy Priory dating from the 11th century. The gardens of the Chateau de Brecy, amazing Italian gardens dating from the 17th century.

Lunch in the Bessin.

Visit of the 'Chateau de Fontaine Henry' looming over the Mue Valley.


Hébergements à proximité

le-lion-d-or bayeux

Le Lion d'Or

  • Bayeux
  • 02 31 92 06 90
chateau-la-cheneviere port-en-bessin-huppain

Château la Cheneviere

  • Port-en-bessin-huppain
  • 02 31 51 25 25
camping-port-land port-en-bessin-huppain

Camping Port Land

  • Port-en-bessin-huppain
  • 02 31 51 07 06
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Roulotte des Matis

  • Cheux
  • 06 87 86 09 06

Bayeux

bayeux

Discover the conquest of England by William the Conquerant, Duke of Normandy and admire the Tapestry of Bayeux, a unique master piece.

Lunch in Bayeux.

Visit of the Chateau de Creully, a magnificent fortress looming over the Seulles Valley.


Hébergements à proximité

le-lion-d-or bayeux

Le Lion d'Or

  • Bayeux
  • 02 31 92 06 90
chateau-la-cheneviere port-en-bessin-huppain

Château la Cheneviere

  • Port-en-bessin-huppain
  • 02 31 51 25 25
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Camping Port Land

  • Port-en-bessin-huppain
  • 02 31 51 07 06
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Roulotte des Matis

  • Cheux
  • 06 87 86 09 06

Landing Beaches

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Visit of Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach, the American Cemetery.

Lunch at Arromanches

Visit the Musée du Débarquement (Landings museum)

Free time to enjoy the little town of Arromanches.


Hébergements à proximité

le-lion-d-or bayeux

Le Lion d'Or

  • Bayeux
  • 02 31 92 06 90
camping-port-land port-en-bessin-huppain

Camping Port Land

  • Port-en-bessin-huppain
  • 02 31 51 07 06
chateau-la-cheneviere port-en-bessin-huppain

Château la Cheneviere

  • Port-en-bessin-huppain
  • 02 31 51 25 25
roulotte-des-matis cheux

Roulotte des Matis

  • Cheux
  • 06 87 86 09 06



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