Bayeux is like an open book on which the turbulent history of Normandy is recorded. The story stretches between two important events in the history of Western Europe: the conquest of England by William in the 11th century and the Invasion of Normandy in 1944. The first is reminiscent of an amazing tapestry. At two a war cemetery, museum, nearby D-Day beaches. No ruins, no damage. Bayeux survived the turmoil of World War II almost intact , though it was at the heart of its recent events. Thanks to this, you can see the well-preserved medieval old town, a stunning Gothic cathedral, and buildings from the 18th century.
If you are passionate about WWII, D-Day Beaches, exhibits from the Normandy invasion period and the graves of the fallen will spark your imagination . Alongside these historic points, there are places on the city map that show the earlier history of Bayeux, its traditions and cultural heritage. Do you like sightseeing? Discovering them while wandering through the historic streets will prove to be an unforgettable experience for you.