CAEN

Caen tourism

The castle of Caen:

Fortified ensemble of the old city center of Caen founded around 1060 by William the Conqueror. With its 5.5 hectares, it is one of the largest castles in Europe.

Caen Memorial:

The Caen Memorial is a must-see in the region. It traces the history of the twentieth century between the Treaty of Versailles in 1919 to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. The Second World War, the D-Day landings, the Battle of Normandy, the Cold War .. No period of the twentieth century was not forgotten in this memorial.

Bird Hill:

A huge floral park of over 17 ha in the heart of Caen. An essential place for family walks. Do not miss the superb rose garden with more than 15,000 roses including 570 varieties from the Middle Ages to the present day. Children will appreciate the play areas and the animal park where Norman species are king.

Garden of plants :

Caen’s botanical and botanical garden is a real green lung in the heart of the city center. Collections of rare plants, expert gardening advice, entertainment for the whole family: an ideal place in Caen to stroll. The Jardin des Plantes de Caen is more than 5,000 m2 of green spaces for family walks.

Museum and Archaeological Sites of Vieux la Romaine:

Located 15 min. from Caen you will discover 3 archaeological sites dating from the Roman period (1st and 2nd century AD) of the city of Aregenua: the Forum, the House of the Grand Peristyle and the House in the “U” courtyard . You will also have access to the Museum presenting knowledge about the city of Aregenua, daily life in Roman times and the history of research in Vieux la Romaine.