Start of "the 4 seasons"
The crowd was numerous to inaugurate the brand new summer animation in Bayeux on Tuesday 12 July. Cascading "wows" greeted the first light shows, plunging visitors into a real poetic immersion, from the cobblestones of the Rue Leforestier to the south side of the Cathedral. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evening
Return of the summer guided tours
From July 11, discover the medieval and natural heritage of Bayeux as well as the secrets of Gold Beach history. Claire, Mathilde and Tristan, our trio of guides, will take you on a real journey from the 2nd to the 21st century through numerous anecdotes.
Take advantage of a second visit for 1€ during your discovery of Gold Beach
Opening of the new information office in Longues-sur-Mer
The site of the German Battery at Longues-sur-Mer has a new information office adapted to its flow of visitors and will soon present an interpretation circuit with 8 panels to familiarise visitors with the historical and natural character of the site. Open all year round, it allows visitors to find out more about the site and its surroundings. It includes a shop, a documentation area and a film on the history of the battery.
Launch of the new tourist little train
Now electric, the new tourist train will once again drive on the cobbles of Bayeux from 13 June. Enjoy an audio commentary in several languages: French, English, German, Dutch and Spanish. Departures from the tourist office, the Cathedral and the Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum.
First phase of works at Longues-sur-Mer Abbey completed
Sainte-Marie Abbey in Longues-sur-Mer has finally got its roof back on! After being selected by the Fondation du patrimoine, a mission led by Stéphane Bern, and thanks to departmental support, the 12th century building has completed the first phase of work. It will be re-opened to the public on 1 May.