First town liberated in France in June 7th of 1944, Bayeux has not been bombing, which earned him to have kept a very rich heritage.
The Cathedral and its two towers of the eleventh century recalls the past of ducal Normandy at the time that Bishop Odo of Conteville was the half brother of Duke William.
After the battle of Hastings, October 14th of1066, Odon is commanding a tapestry to adorn the cathedral.
This tapestry is an exceptional document of 70 meters long, which tells us the conquest of England, the causes, preparation and conduct of the battle.
The city also has many old buildings, houses fourteenth to the eighteenth centuries mansions. Bayeux has everything to seduce you.