D-Day Landing Beaches - D-Day Festival

D-Day Festival Normandy – May 26th to June 10th 2018 : the program!

For the 74th Anniversary of the Allied Landings and the battle of Normandy, the 12th D-Day Festival Normandy invites locals and tourists to celebrate freedom, from May 26th to June 10th, 2018, on the D-Day Beaches area!

 

The program is available on ddayfestival.com and in the Tourist Offices of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy Coastal area

 

Result of the renewed collaboration between the seven tourist offices of the D-Day and the Battle of Normandy Coastal area, this program is coordinated by the tourist office of Bayeux Intercom.

Bayeux - Increased reality

AURA Project : live a new experience in Bayeux !

Test AURA without further delay! Explore a route throughout the town in which artsworks are presented on 6 facades of the city and which are only visible thanks to an application of increased reality. Executed by a local company and in association with Justine Emard, first artist invited on the project, this innovative project combines the art and the virtual in an immersive way.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The application is now officially available for free App Store et Google Play Store
Infos: Musée Radar, Espace d'Art Actuel
From Wednesday to Sunday 2.30 p.m. > 6.30 p.m. / Saturday 2 p.m. > 7 p.m.
24, rue des cuisiniers 14400 BAYEUX
coordination@le-radar.fr
02 31 92 78 19

 

Bessin - Tourist guide

The 2018 tourist guide is now available!

The new tourist guide for the destination Bayeux - Bessin - D-Day Landing Beaches is out!

 

Leisure, activities, restaurants, maps... So many addresses: the perfect tool to prepare and guide your stay!

 

Do not hesitate to contact us if you want to receive it!

 

Useful: exists in 6 languages - FR / GB / D / NL / I / E

Longues-sur-Mer - Reopening

Reopening of Longues-sur-Mer tourist office and resumption of the guided tours

The tourist office of Longues-sur-Mer reopens for the 2018 season this Saturday 31st March !

 

Saturday 31st March, the tourist office of Longues-sur-Mer, situated near the German battery, reopens for the season. The guided tours are also proposed every week-end from April to June (in September and October), then every day in July and August.

Exceptionally, guided tours are proposed on Monday 2nd April for Easter Week-end !

 

> More informations about the opening hours of our tourist offices

> More informations about the guided tours of the German battery of Longues-sur-Mer

MAHB - Thematic visits

New: thematic visits at the MAHB!

The services of the Museum of Art and History Baron Gérard (MAHB) put in place two new operations! "Thursdays of the museum" and "The object of the month" begin in October 2017, with a program defined until June 2018. An original way to discover or rediscover the collections of the museum, which reopened in 2013.

 

Thursdays of the museum

Starting on Thursday 12 October 2017, thematic visits will be proposed one Thursday a month. These visits, carried out by the head of the museum, will highlight some aspects of the museum and its permanent collections. They are scheduled until June 2018 at 10:30 AM and 4:30 PM on the dates indicated.

► 12/10/2017 - The collections of the museum around 1900
► 16/11/2017 - Les Lefébure: the excellence at the service of lace
► 14/12/2017 - A look at women in the museum's collections
► 15/02/2018 - History painting: when art tells the great events
► 15/03/2018 - History painting: when mythology inspires artists
►12 / 04/2018 - Ceramics in the museum's collections
► 17/05/2018 - From the palace to the museum: the history of a jewel case and its uses
► 14/06/2018 - The Gérard collection: the donation of an art lover

 

Price of the visit: 4 € per person.
Museum entrance fee: 5,50 € (free for the Ambassador card holders)
Duration of visit: about 1 hour.
Reservation advised: +33(0)2 31 10 27 84 / resa-mahb@mairie-bayeux.fr

 

The object of the month

From the 10th of each month, a work will be highlighted in the collections. New acquisition, exit from reserves or permanent exhibits, it can be discovered during the thematic visits proposed during the "Thursdays of the Month" operation or freely thanks to a documented booklet, available near the work.

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