Travel Blogs from Caen
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13th, 14th and 15th September - We spent 3 days in Normandy which is in North/Western France. Here we went to Etretat which is on the beach and has white cliffs like across the channel in England. I guess this is where the land may have broken up over millions of years ago? It was very windy ans cold and we walked up to the top of the cliffs and the view was great.
We stayed near the beach at Port-en-Bessin Huppain ...
... in WWII the Allies landed first in 1943 to free France and then stopped the war in 1945. I liked playing on the beach and drawing a large man with my brothers.
We also visited a museum which had tanks, cars and all sorts of items from that landing. A bit boring for me.
... size: 13.333333969116211px; line-height: 17.77777862548828px;">We stayed near the beach at Port-en-Bessin Huppain near the larger town of Bayeux. This is a small fishing town and we watched some of the boats come in with their catch.
On the second ...
... room after viewing the tapestry. We then headed out for a short walk to the square around the Cathedrale Notre-Dame which was the first home of the tapestry and originally built in 1077 although only the crypt and towers date from that time. The cathedral is very beautiful and imposing.
There was a medieval fayre going on with lots of stalls, food and music. We stopped for a drink and then got back to the bikes a bit later ...
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility