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Essentials in Calvados

History Museum
“A trip through the history of the conflicts of the 20th century with artefacts, sound effects, films, and documentation which is continually being updated. Terrifying and gripping, the cafe/restaurant provides a welcome rest. ”
  • 147 locals recommend
History Museum
“If you’re interested in the telling of history, this is a must see. The museum brings tapestry to life through great audio guide and there’s a good guide for kids too. Good for a rainy day! ”
  • 71 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“One of William the conqueror's castles with great views of Caen. With museums to visit.”
  • 84 locals recommend
Hotel
“Plus qu'un Zoo, Cerza est un centre de reproduction destiné à sauvegarder les espèces en voie d'extinction. Parcours en train au plus proche de la nature...”
  • 33 locals recommend
Beach
“No D-day trip would be complete without a visit to the haunting Omaha Beach. Best earlier and later in the day when the coach parties have gone and you get to appreciate even more the scale of the endeavour and the sacrifices made on that fateful day.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Cemetery
“Impossible de passer à Bayeux sans visiter ce lieux de mémoire. 26 minutes en voiture. No way to pass over Bayeux without going to this place. 26 minutes by car.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Casino
“Fantastic cocktails (the barman came to my wedding) - ask for the Mojidos! The place is not cheap however and can get busy.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Park
“A profusion of different plants and secret paths. A small maze and a huge rose garden, some goats, sheep, hens etc and views over the whole of Caen”
  • 40 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Adventure Park with rollercoasters, 3D cinema, waterslides, animals, fun day out for the family.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Promenade sur les Planches à Deauville ou Trouville, villas , casinos, nombreux restaurants, activités nautiques en bord de mer.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Museum
“Honfleur est le berceau de l'impressionnisme et a attiré de nombreux artistes. Un musée intimiste en retrace l'histoire et permet de découvrir de magnifiques œuvres d'art.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Casino
“Nice building; work in progress to reinstate the "bain de Trouville" famous place where the Parisian bourgeoisie met in the 19 century”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A walk or cycle ride of 5 km, or 10 mins by car from La pep takes you to the Roche d'Oëtre. A clifftop beauty spot with a stunning panoramic view over the forested gorge of the river Rouvre and the Normandy countryside for miles around. Dine in its pleasant restaurant and explore the visitors' centre and several nature trails. Nearby is Orne Aventure's Accrobranches (a "Go Ape" type of tree climbing adventure).”
  • 15 locals recommend
Nature
“WWII Normandy Landings (US) Three D-Day museums. Musée D-Day Omaha features an Enigma machine”
  • 27 locals recommend
Historic Site
“This really surpassed our expectations. The story of the D Day landings is beautifully captured - you can walk into the bomb craters and shelters. Fantastic views too. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Historic Site
“ Don't miss the wonderful experience that is visiting this castle. Children and adults alike will love it.”
  • 27 locals recommend