DISCOVERY WALKS BAYEUX

Walking Guided Tour of old Bayeux

Visite guidée du vieux Bayeux

Why take a guided tour?

Bayeux is famous for its Tapestry, its War Memorial, the British Cemetery, its new Art and History Museum (MAHB), its cathedral, not to mention its nearby D-Day landing beaches

So why is a walking guided tour of Bayeux

an unmissable addition to a Normandy holiday?!

  • To discover Bayeux as a sample of French life throughout the centuries.
  • To be led through a maze of intricate little streets.
  • To know what to see and how to look at it properly.
  • To know what stories are attached to buildings
  • To hear stories only inhabitants know
  • To learn how to recognize a 14th to an 18th century house.
  • To learn about invasions, from Roman to Vikings.
  • To discover how Bayeux, first liberated town by the D-Day allies became a pivotal point in the Battle of Normandy.
  • To learn about the Resistance and how locals helped during the Occupation
  • To appreciate the hidden beauty spots of this town.
  • To learn about the different stages of the constructions of our cathedral.
  • To learn about the origins of amusing expressions we use everyday.
  • To know what's hidden behind those superb big old wooden doors.

Walk, listen, learn and enjoy!

Nothing replaces the knowledge of a local guide!