Manoir du Carel

Address: Bayeux, Basse-Normandie, Normandy, 14400, France | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Bayeux

William, Harold & the Final Dimanche Roast... Boo!

A travel blog entry by jbowles on Aug 09, 2015

2 comments, 22 photos

... hold to your ear like a mobile and a narrator explains each scene, backed by music as you walk along the frame. The English version is narrated by a terribly plummy chap; he was ace! Fascinating hearing all of the explanations and the intricacies of the hidden messages. Crazy to think how much time and effort went into this storyboard and still blown away to have seen it... Really made my trip. We attempted a lunch out after the museum ...

Bayeux

A travel blog entry by qegs_normandy on Jul 15, 2015

22 comments, 18 photos

We spend the day in Bayeux. first going to a market then visiting the Bayeux Tapestry.
In the afternoon we carry out a few language activities including buying cakes or ice creams!

After the drama of yesterday's D day landing beaches, museum and cemetery (the cemetery becomes all the more moving when you work out the ages of the dead) today returned to a much older battle.
The outcome was less positive ...

The Tapestry is absolutely amazing!

A travel blog entry by anne.nathan on Jun 17, 2015

9 photos

... expensive 5 minute bus trip, the things we (and others) read sounded as though the train ticket included a shuttle bus from Pontorson to Mont Saint Michel. There IS a free shuttle bus from the car park back inland from the Barrage - it goes to the Mont itself and stops at the Barrage as well.

It wasn't far to Bayeux, but took 2 trains. At our hotel just after midday but the room wasn't ready, ...

Normandy & the D-Day Beaches

A travel blog entry by lauraapple on Apr 23, 2015

9 photos

After an amazing time in Zonnebeke exploring the battlefields of Belgium from WWI it was time to shift our focus for a few days and head to Normandy and the beaches of the D-Day landings. On our way to Normandy our first stop was at a small British cemetery where Ryan's great uncle is buried. Henry Bewley served with the Border Regiment in WWI and was killed in the first battle of Ypres in October of 1915. Our second stop was in the city of Rouen to see the ...

An Old Tea Towel with Sewing On It

A travel blog entry by turnerstravels on Mar 30, 2015

2 comments, 6 photos

... the kids were free, I paid for just my ticket, and we went to get our audio guide. The guide was fabulous as the narrator explained each panel of the cloth. For those of you who don't know of it (you didn't have a geeky mom who forced you to learn about it or forced you to go see it), it is a cloth that is 70 metres long and 50 centimetres high, and it weighs 350 kilograms. Hardly a tea towel. It is presented in a darkened room that ...