Museum of La Tapisserie De Bayeux
A 10-minute walk from the Bellefontaine Castle Hotel is the Bayeux Tapestry, a masterpiece of Romanesque art. Relive the conquest of the throne of England by William the Conqueror through this masterpiece listed by UNESCO.
OPENING PERIOD: from 01/03 to 31/10: 9h-18h30 and from 01/11 to 28/02: 9h30-12h30 / 14h-18h
Annual closure from 5 to 30/01
A true architectural jewel, Bayeux Cathedral is only 15 minutes from the hotel. Surrounded by the center of Bayeux totally spared in 1944, this remarkably preserved cathedral is full of stories and secrets.
OPEN FOR FREE VISITS from 01/01 to 31/12 from 8:30 am to 10:30 am (mass on Sunday at 10:30 am)
Memorial Museum Battle Of Normandy
A 15-minute walk from the hotel, the Museum of the Battle of Normandy will immerse you in the heart of the Battle of Normandy through many themed spaces decorated with objects from that era
British Military Cemetery
20 minutes from Bellefontaine Castle, the British military cemetery of Bayeux is home to more than 4,000 graves of Commonwealth soldiers of the Second World War.
FREE ENTRY ALL YEAR
The landing beaches
The landing beaches are 20mn to 1h away by car from the Castle De Bellefontaine. From Ouistreham (Sword beach) to the Cotentin (Utah beach) these decisive places in the outcome of the battle of June 6, 1944 are one of the obligatory passages in Normandy.
Landing Museum - ARROMANCHES
Just 20mn by car from the ChÃ¢teau de Bellefontaine, the landing museum of Arromanches was the first museum built to commemorate the Battle of Normandy. Guided tours, slide shows and archive films will take you back to the heart of one of the greatest battles in history.
Timetables available on the website
The Ducal Chateau of CAEN
40 mn by car from the Castle of Bellefontaine, this true royal fortress stands in the heart of the city of Caen. Built in 1060 by William the Conqueror, this castle is one of the largest fortified fortifications in Europe.
Situated 40 minutes by car from Chateau De Bellefontaine, the Memorial of Caen is one of the foremost European centers of memory. This memorial recounts the great history of the twentieth century, from the beginnings of the Second World War to the end of the Cold War.
ACTIVITIES IN AND AROUND BAYEUX
Activities In and around Bayeux: Golf Omaha Beach, hot air ballooning, paragliding, microlighting, sand yachting, kayaking, pony riding, biking, labyrinth, JEEP, QUAD or BUGGY hiking, zip lines etc.