Bessin - Summer events

Let’s light up your summer evenings !

Our flagship monuments illuminated and a concert to light up your summer evenings.


After a summer season in 2020 disrupted by health restrictions and the cancellation of our summer events, the Bayeux Tourist Office is back in 2021.




From 9 July to 28 August, we are offering a more modest but very present programme. No big traditional events but a triptych of moments to experience in the destination.


🔸 From 13 July to 28 August 2021: Dynamic colouring of Bayeux Cathedral
Every evening - from dusk to midnight - free wandering


🔸From 9 July to 27 August 2021: Dynamic lighting of the Vauban Tower in Port-en-Bessin
Every evening - from dusk to midnight - free wandering


🔸Wednesdays 21, 28 July and 4 and 11 August 2021: Music concert at the Abbey of Juaye-Mondaye followed by the lighting of the abbey garden with torches
9pm - limited to 120 people - free



More information on our website: "Major events" section or on 02 31 51 28 28




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

Bayeux - Clip D-Day

A clip for DDay 77th anniversary in Bayeux !

This weekend, relive the D-Day Normandy Festival.



The tourist office of Bayeux Intercom imagined a projection on a giant screen of 7 x 4 meters outside the Museum memorial of the Battle of Normandy.



The 7-minute clip in three sequences will be streamed from 9 am to 7 pm on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 June.




He displays the atmosphere of the DDay Festival Normandy as we like it, proposes a teaser of the film D-Day/ Normandie 1944 by Pascal Vuong and reaffirms the positioning of Bayeux, gate of the D-Day beaches.




Bayeux Intercom - Re-opening offices

Reopening of our tourist offices !

Following the recent government anouncements, the team of the Bayeux Intercom Tourist Office is pleased to welcome you back in their information offices according to the following schedule:







🔸Bayeux office: open 7 days /7 from Monday 10th May


🔸Port-en-Bessin office: open 7 days /7 from Monday 10th May


🔸Arromanches office: open 7 days /7 from Monday 17th May



Opening hours: from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm



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