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
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
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.
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 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.