8 days in Caen Itinerary

8 days in Caen Itinerary

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Caen
— 7 nights

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Caen — 7 nights

City of a Hundred Steeples

Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Caen: Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel), Cathedrale Notre-Dame (in Bayeux) and Vieux Bassin (in Honfleur). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and stay fit while traveling at Zen Hydro Fit.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Caen trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Dinard-Pleurtuit-Saint-Malo Airport, Rennes-Saint-Jacques Airport and Deauville-Saint-Gatien Airport. In March, daily temperatures in Caen can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C.
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