Want to explore at your own pace? The Tourist Office can provide a wide range of excursions to enjoy in complete freedom all over Caen la mer.

Visiting Caen on foot

Two tours of the city, with its main sights, the historic treasures tucked away in its cobbled streets and the modern architecture that testifies to a city in full development. A 1 hour 30 minute tour and a 3-hour 30 minute tour (not including visits to sites and museums). Tour guide maps are available at the Tourist Office.

Treasure trails

The city becomes a playground… Like a treasure hunt, the visit takes you to explore the city through the old medieval districts with your precious parchment. To solve the clues, you just need to open your eyes ! On the programme: rebus, anagrams and codes to be deciphered. A fun way to explore the city, ideal for groups and families.

Five tours are available:

  • Bourg Le Roy, in the historical centre. (fr)
  • Bourg l’Abbé, around the Abbaye-aux-Hommes. (fr)
  • Bourg l’Abbesse, around the Abbaye-aux-Dames. (fr)
  • The Castle. (fr)
  • Caen yesterday and today. (fr)

There is one tour in English:

  • Caen Secret-Hunting.

Price: €6 for one tour (up to 4 people per tour).

On sale at the Tourist Office in Caen.

Games Booklets for kids

Walk in the footsteps of the great Norman conquerors with your children to explore Caen and its Castle. During this visit, children, in the company of an adult, can explore the heritage and history of the city in an entertaining way. The questions call on their sense of observation and orientation. They help foster children’s curiosity and encourage them to read, count and draw…

2 games booklets are available in french or in english :

  • Storming the Castle (4-7 years old and 7-13 years old).
  • Discovering Caen (7-13 years old)


Price: €2.50 per booklet.

On sale at the Tourist Office and the Normandy Museum.


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