Normandy - article

Normandy region selected by the New-York Times

Normandy, the only French region named in the ranking of 52 must-see global destinations published by the this January 10, 2022!

American daily raves about the destination's culinary heritage but also about bike tourism. The journalists highlight the quality of bike paths passing through the region's typical coastal and bucolic landscapes.

©Arnaud Guérin - Lithosphere



Port-en-Bessin-Huppain - Fishing

Opening of the scallop fishing season

The scallop fishing season is officially underway!

You can find the pretty Norman nugget on our stalls at the Port-en-Bessin-Huppain fish market.

And for those with a sweet tooth: come and celebrate it on 6 and 7 November during the Goût du Large, the famous scallop festival in Port-en-Bessin

Photo credits © Calvados Attractivité


Bayeux - New way to visit the town

New in 2021 : A touristic orientation course in Bayeux !

New in 2021 ! In visit or sport mode, discover the heritage of Bayeux. From marker to marker, explore Bayeux differently...



Three of the five available maps offer additional touristic content created in part by the city's middle school students and their teachers.


With a smartphone or traditional maps available at the tourist office, discover the three ways: D-Day (3.6 km - 1h15), Medieval (2.2 km - 1h) and Unusual (3.1 km - 1h10)!





Bessin - Which sites are open ?

In one click… what’s new about open touristic sites !

The new government measures require a closure of our touristic sites, but some of them offer services such as take-out selling.

In these times of severe disruption of the tourist activity, a PDF version of the tourist guide 2021 VISITOR GUIDE GB crise's special has been released and uses dynamic pop-ups with regular updates of the tourism offer !





On the document, colored stars tell you the situation of each site:



Green: open but visiting conditions have changed due to the health crisis
Orange: Closed but with some precisions
Red: Closed until further notice

Move the cursor over the stars for more information.


Download the document here 2021 VISITOR GUIDE GB crise's special
We have also published a supplement: Supplement 2021

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9ème Festival international du cirque de Bayeux

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Graine de Mots

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Les recettes des contes de fées

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