For a holiday or a short break, make the most of our destination Bayeux Bessin – D-Day Normandy! The Bessin area around Bayeux, "the medieval town close by the D-Day landings beaches", is an authentic and natural region combining the land and the sea. Its major sites have made Normandy famous all over the world, including the Bayeux Tapestry, listed by UNESCO, William the Conqueror's cathedral, the artificial harbour in Arromanches and the German gun battery in Longues-sur-Mer.

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Bayeux Bessin - D-Day Normandy is also a dynamic destination all the year round with a wide range of special events, festivals, exhibitions and guided tours.

Destination Bayeux Bessin

Bayeux Bessin is a unique destination right at the heart of the famous sites of D-Day and medieval Normandy, with major events all the year round to enjoy your holiday to the full, a refreshing seafaring culture including Normandy's number 1 fishing port and impressive views in Normandy's top cycling destination.

Experiences Bayeux Bessin

The Bayeux Bessin destination is varied and fascinating, filled with internationally famous landmarks, as well as lesser-known gems to discover. Follow our team of experts in the region in this section. They will share enriching and surprising experiences especially designed to enhance your holiday.

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Bayeux Bessin - D-Day Normandy is an international destination 2 hours and 30 minutes away from Paris with easy access from all over the world. There is a wide range of transport to choose from with an airport, bus stations and ferry terminal, mainline trains, motorway and now cycling routes, too!

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