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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Historic Site
“What can one say? Many ways to get there. Bus. Horse drawn carriage. By foot. Also guided walking tours across the bay to the Mont (prepare to get wet in the process). A unique experience. ”
  • 254 locals recommend
History Museum
“A trip through the history of the conflicts of the 20th century with artefacts, sound effects, films, and documentation which is continually being updated. Terrifying and gripping, the cafe/restaurant provides a welcome rest. ”
  • 149 locals recommend
History Museum
“If you’re interested in the telling of history, this is a must see. The museum brings tapestry to life through great audio guide and there’s a good guide for kids too. Good for a rainy day! ”
  • 71 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“One of William the conqueror's castles with great views of Caen. With museums to visit.”
  • 84 locals recommend
Museum
“Sous-marin, aquariums, exposition Titanic, profondeur des océans, voici 3 heures à une journée complète à vous émerveiller. It's a great sea museum with a submarin, Titanic exhibition, aquariums...”
  • 45 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Le musée d'art moderne de la ville, avec de très belles collections, dans un cadre original”
  • 46 locals recommend
Garden
“Situés dans un ancien fort dont les bastions offrent une vue exceptionnelle sur la mer, le port et la ville basse. Les serres de collection regorgent de trésors : plantes parfumées ou aromatiques, végétaux de tous les pays, orchidées, bégonias... Le dernier mercredi du mois des ateliers sont ouverts aux enfants comme aux adultes. Un animateur et un jardinier vous accueillent sur place. Horaires d'ouverture des jardins - D'avril à septembre : tous les jours de 10h30 à 20h - En octobre : tous les jours de 10h30 à 18h - De novembre à février : tous les jours de 10h30 à 17h - En mars : tous les jours de 10h30 à 18h Horaires d'ouverture des serres - Du 15 juin au 30 septembre : tous les jours de 10h30 à 12h30 et de 13h45 à 18h - En octobre : samedis, dimanches et jours fériés de 10h30 à 12h30 et de 13h45 à 18h - De novembre à février : samedis, dimanches et jours fériés de 10h30 à 12h30 et de 13h45 à 17h, sauf le 25 décembre et le 1er janvier - Du 1er mars au 14 juin : samedis, dimanches et jours fériés de 10h30 à 12h30 et de 13h45 à 18h”
  • 34 locals recommend
Archipelago
“You can get to this lovely island from Granville and also have a meal onboard during the one hour crossing. vedettesjoliefrance.com”
  • 60 locals recommend
Beach
“No D-day trip would be complete without a visit to the haunting Omaha Beach. Best earlier and later in the day when the coach parties have gone and you get to appreciate even more the scale of the endeavour and the sacrifices made on that fateful day.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Hotel
“Plus qu'un Zoo, Cerza est un centre de reproduction destiné à sauvegarder les espèces en voie d'extinction. Parcours en train au plus proche de la nature...”
  • 33 locals recommend
Casino
“Fantastic cocktails (the barman came to my wedding) - ask for the Mojidos! The place is not cheap however and can get busy.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Cemetery
“Impossible de passer à Bayeux sans visiter ce lieux de mémoire. 26 minutes en voiture. No way to pass over Bayeux without going to this place. 26 minutes by car.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Zoo
“Whatever your feeling about zoos, take a picnic and enjoy a day here where the wild animals have plenty of space to roam about. Our grandchildren particularly enjoy the antics of the penguins in their pool - they seem to know when to show off! The zoo is fairly level for pushchairs and extends both sides of the main road.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Museum
“If you are a fashion aficionado then the Christian Dior Museum is a must see whilst in Granville. The Belle Époque mansion was originally the Dior family home before they moved to Paris and continued as a sea-side holiday home (and a retreat during the ravages of the First World War) until the Diors were forced to sell it to the town of Granville in 1932. There are magnificent sea views from the cliff top and in a clear day you can see the islands of Chausey and even Jersey. Perfume workshops are held in September. Open: May to October Address: 1 Rue d'Estouteville, 50400 Granville, France”
  • 40 locals recommend
Park
“A profusion of different plants and secret paths. A small maze and a huge rose garden, some goats, sheep, hens etc and views over the whole of Caen”
  • 42 locals recommend
Castle
“Louis XIV's horse stud and equestrien displays Thursdays, tours of the stables and history of horse breeding and training in France. Beautiful parklands and views. Well worth a visit.”
  • 29 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Casino
“Fantastic cocktails (the barman came to my wedding) - ask for the Mojidos! The place is not cheap however and can get busy.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Bar
“My best recommendation Very nice place especially during summer :) Nice point of view on the sea it's possible to eat also some snacks ( burger, French fries, veggie food, etc... ) ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Casino
“Nice building; work in progress to reinstate the "bain de Trouville" famous place where the Parisian bourgeoisie met in the 19 century”
  • 22 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“"The spot to be". You eat the best mold cream in France. Les meilleurs "Moules à la crème" de France”
  • 33 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“La Taverne Paillette has a long history since the 1600's. Always vibrant and filled with patrons looking for a no-fussed dinner atmosphere. Highly recommend their Royal seafood platter.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Restaurant emblématique de Caen avec une ambiance sympa. Very popular restaurant of Caen with nice atmosphere.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A walk or cycle ride of 5 km, or 10 mins by car from La pep takes you to the Roche d'Oëtre. A clifftop beauty spot with a stunning panoramic view over the forested gorge of the river Rouvre and the Normandy countryside for miles around. Dine in its pleasant restaurant and explore the visitors' centre and several nature trails. Nearby is Orne Aventure's Accrobranches (a "Go Ape" type of tree climbing adventure).”
  • 15 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“This cosy restaurant is always open and nearly always full. A large room with a couple of little alcoves and a big log fire. Food is good and filling. Advisable to book.”
  • 22 locals recommend

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