General Information about Bayeux
Found in North West France the town known as Bayeux is approximately 262 kilometres away from Paris but is just 184 away from Rennes. Often referred to as a commune Bayeux is well known for its proximity to the English Channel with the River Aure flowing right through the town. Bayeux can be found within the region of Basse-Normandie in the province of Calvados. Bayeux is home to over 15,000 residents and features many interesting monuments and icons.
The most popular and well known attraction of Bayeux is the famous Bayeux Tapestry. The Bayeux Tapestry. The Bayeux Tapestry is an amazing display of craftsmanship with its elaborate embroidery describing the 1066 Norman invasion of the Kingdom of England. The Bayeux Tapestry is located within Centre Guillaume le ConquÃ©rant, which is the name of the local museum. Also worth visiting is the Bayeux Cathedral which is also known as the Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Bayeux and it is here that the Bayeux Tapestry was first kept.
Attractions in Bayeux
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Hotels in Bayeux
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