Bayeux



Our town of Bayeux constantly offers entertainment for locals and tourists.

Bayeux has an international reputation thanks to the numerous flows of French and foreign visitors coming to discover the Bayeux Tapestry classified by UNESCO

You can also visit the huge and wonderful La Cathédrale Notre Dame de Bayeux, the Baron Gérard and Battle of Normandy museums  or the WWII landing beaches.

Every year, we celebrate the anniversary of the D-Day landings on our Normandy beaches, and for more than 30 years, the first weekend of July, our Medieval festival.

Bayeux Calvados Normandy for War correspondents award and the shell festival are also highlights in BAYEUX

Notre Dame Cathedral in Bayeux



To visit absolutly Notre-Dame de Bayeux Cathedral is one of the masterpieces of the Romanesque and Gothic architecture Norman. Consecrated in 1077. in presence of Guillaume le Conquérant, seventh Duke of Normandy and King of England, it is for it that are made by the famous Bayeux Tapestry, which tells the story of the conquest of England in 1066 and in which Odo, Bishop of Bayeux. It is located a few metres from our House

Tapestry of Bayeux



To see absolutely: Our guesthouse is at 500 meters from home: enjoy to visit the tapestry of Queen Mathilde depicting the conquest of the throne of England by Guillaume the Conqueror of 1064 until the outcome of the battle of Hastings.

The Bayeux Tapestry is listed on the memory of World Register of UNESCO

Tour of old Bayeux



Around the cathedral, the historic centre, untouched during the events of 1944, offers a rich heritage comprising timber-framed houses, manors and townhouses.

A free map offers you the opportunity to discover the town’s secrets through 23 information terminals.

Port-en Bessin



The firework: these lights from the Vauban Tower round off your beautiful summer evenings in style.

Every Friday evening 11 p.m. on the quays of Port-en-Bessin

The Medieval



Come and celebrate a whole weekend in the Bajocasse city! Each year, Bayeux as a whole offers its preserved heritage as a backdrop to medieval festivals! As every year, the medieval market will be set up all around the cathedral. Nearly 150 artisans from France and Europe will exhibit their craft products: jewelry, dolls, spices, sculpture, pottery… The stonemasons will also invest in the medieval site , the taverns will be numerous and the street shows varied! As for the grand parade , still eagerly awaited, it will bring together more than 500 participants!

Bayeux Calvados Normandy Award for War Correspondents



The first city liberated from France in 1944, the City of Bayeux launched this award in 1994 to pay tribute to journalists and war reporters who, at the risk of their lives, open a window to the world.

Exhibitions, screenings, book fair or even debate evening punctuate the week.

In the presence of many journalists, the closing evening takes stock of current events and rewards the best reports.