Flights Lyon - Caen
From Apr 1, 2022
to Apr 4, 2022
Dominated by its innumerable bell towers, the city of William the Conqueror is one of the main gates of Normandy.
Destination Normandy less than 2 hours from Lyon!
Close to the beaches and seaside resorts, the city has an impressive architectural heritage and is a destination of choice for a discovery stay, during which a visit to its famous Peace Memorial is an obligatory stopover.
What to do in Caen ?
Follow our storyguide to find the top things to do and best places to visit!
Visit the Caen Memorial
A visit to the Caen Memorial will take you back in time to discover the Battle of Normandy and life in the 20th century. From the living conditions of the time, through the origins of the Second World War to the Cold War, everything is there, extremely well documented, to enrich your general culture. The Memorial also has an immersive room where a film on the D-Day landings is projected in 360 degrees. A must see!
Discover the city in an unusual way
The capital of Calvados can be discovered in a thousand ways! Why not opt for a musical stroll, a theatrical walk or a tour specially designed for children? The city of Caen offers many thematic tours to immerse yourself in the heart of history in an unusual way, to go back in time, to enrich yourself but also to remember its rich past, from William the Conqueror to the landing of the Allies in 1944.
Stroll on the Birds' Hill
Want to reconnect with nature between two cultural visits? The Birds' Hill and its 7 hectares of green spaces are waiting for you. There is nothing better than a walk in this immense floral park to enjoy a splendid view of the city and its 100 bell towers, and to discover a great diversity of birds. Ideal for a beautiful escape as well as for a lunch on the grass, the Birds' Hill is simply unmissable !
To be amazed by the half-timbered houses
Go to rue Saint-Pierre to admire the half-timbered houses, two residences that are part of the medieval remains of the city. Built around 1513, these unique buildings miraculously escaped the bombings that destroyed the district during the Second World War. A work of goldsmith knew how to regive them proud looks. These old stone ladies are now displaying their architectural elegance!
Have fun at the Ilôt z'Enfants
Amusement park fans are in for a treat! Slides, giant spirals, climbing walls, labyrinths, trampolines, crocodile rivers and many other attractions will make them quiver with happiness! With more than 2,000 square meters of covered space, Ilôt z'Enfant is the ideal place to relax and have a good time with your family. There is no doubt that these fun concepts will entertain both young and old children!
Useful information about Caen
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