Welcome to Caen, with its medieval district, its (almost) hidden treasures, its historic heritage and the effervescent city with its lively café terraces. Caen is brimming with great restaurants and gems that are not to be missed. So come and enjoy our great Normandy welcome !
A stroll through the medieval streets of Caen
William the Conqueror made Caen a strategic centre during the Middle Ages. The medieval town of Caen, with its many little streets and monuments, has kept all its historic charm. It is the ideal place to immerse yourself in the...
Set off to see the city's treasures and heritage
Caen is a city with a rich historic past and a major cultural heritage. In the little streets, there are treasures to be seen all around. A good reason to take a closer look at its architecture, its Caen-stone monuments and...
The architecture of the Reconstruction
The Liberation and wartime bombardments left many traces in Caen. But the city was successfully and harmoniously rebuilt. Come and see the most notable Reconstruction sites...
Take a break in Caen's green heartland
Parks, botanical gardens and nature areas… Caen is famous for its green spaces. It's easy to get away from the effervescence of the city and enjoy a walk and a nap in the shade of a tree !
Caen, an effervescent city
From one district to another, you can experience the different contrasts and atmospheres in the city of Caen. It is not surprising that the city of Caen has been voted Normandy's best city to live in ! To make sure you don't...