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Things to do in Basse-Normandie

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Historic Site
“What can one say? Many ways to get there. Bus. Horse drawn carriage. By foot. Also guided walking tours across the bay to the Mont (prepare to get wet in the process). A unique experience. ”
  • 255 locals recommend
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. ”
  • 149 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
Museum
“Sous-marin, aquariums, exposition Titanic, profondeur des océans, voici 3 heures à une journée complète à vous émerveiller. It's a great sea museum with a submarin, Titanic exhibition, aquariums...”
  • 45 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Très belle collection d'impressionnistes, musée très agréable, lumineux, moderne, avec vue sur la mer.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Archipelago
“You can get to this lovely island from Granville and also have a meal onboard during the one hour crossing. vedettesjoliefrance.com”
  • 60 locals recommend
Beach
“There are many D Day beaches and tours all within just over an hours drive. Depending on when you are here will depend on events being held. Please check online for details. Museums often charge entry fees. ”
  • 50 locals recommend
Cemetery
“Le cimetière Américain qui surplombe la plage d'Omaha Beach, une vue incroyable dans un lieu de recueillement très fort. Par beau temps, vous tenterez peut être la baignade ou la pratique du char à voile...”
  • 51 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
Garden
“Situés dans un ancien fort dont les bastions offrent une vue exceptionnelle sur la mer, le port et la ville basse. Les serres de collection regorgent de trésors : plantes parfumées ou aromatiques, végétaux de tous les pays, orchidées, bégonias... Le dernier mercredi du mois des ateliers sont ouverts aux enfants comme aux adultes. Un animateur et un jardinier vous accueillent sur place. Horaires d'ouverture des jardins - D'avril à septembre : tous les jours de 10h30 à 20h - En octobre : tous les jours de 10h30 à 18h - De novembre à février : tous les jours de 10h30 à 17h - En mars : tous les jours de 10h30 à 18h Horaires d'ouverture des serres - Du 15 juin au 30 septembre : tous les jours de 10h30 à 12h30 et de 13h45 à 18h - En octobre : samedis, dimanches et jours fériés de 10h30 à 12h30 et de 13h45 à 18h - De novembre à février : samedis, dimanches et jours fériés de 10h30 à 12h30 et de 13h45 à 17h, sauf le 25 décembre et le 1er janvier - Du 1er mars au 14 juin : samedis, dimanches et jours fériés de 10h30 à 12h30 et de 13h45 à 18h”
  • 34 locals recommend
Museum
“If you are a fashion aficionado then the Christian Dior Museum is a must see whilst in Granville. The Belle Époque mansion was originally the Dior family home before they moved to Paris and continued as a sea-side holiday home (and a retreat during the ravages of the First World War) until the Diors were forced to sell it to the town of Granville in 1932. There are magnificent sea views from the cliff top and in a clear day you can see the islands of Chausey and even Jersey. Perfume workshops are held in September. Open: May to October Address: 1 Rue d'Estouteville, 50400 Granville, France”
  • 40 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...”
  • 34 locals recommend
Food
“sells every kind of biscuit, chocolate, sweets, honey, alcohol, wholefood, I could go on and on! It's also a great cafe to while away a few hours in a very unique place! A recommended place to buy very well presen”
  • 33 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”
  • 42 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Adventure Park with rollercoasters, 3D cinema, waterslides, animals, fun day out for the family.”
  • 23 locals recommend

Top restaurants

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
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
Bar
“My best recommendation Very nice place especially during summer :) Nice point of view on the sea it's possible to eat also some snacks ( burger, French fries, veggie food, etc... ) ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Institution of the Norman Coast since 1927. Specialties: fish and shellfish.”
  • 35 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“La Taverne Paillette has a long history since the 1600's. Always vibrant and filled with patrons looking for a no-fussed dinner atmosphere. Highly recommend their Royal seafood platter.”
  • 21 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
Breakfast Spot
“Restaurant emblématique de Caen avec une ambiance sympa. Very popular restaurant of Caen with nice atmosphere.”
  • 39 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“This cosy restaurant is always open and nearly always full. A large room with a couple of little alcoves and a big log fire. Food is good and filling. Advisable to book.”
  • 22 locals recommend

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