"BAYEUX, still a medieval city" Top 5 Page for this destination Bayeux by jakiline
Bayeux Travel Guide: 193 reviews and 573 photos
I've lived in Bayeux since 1999. My job is not far. It is a quiet city, attractive to many tourists: Middle Ages, architecture and history, and a place to rest after the visits in the various war museums all around...
The cathedral is my landmark: wherever I come from, I think "home sweet home"
there is a medieval festival, first weekend in july "LES FETES MEDIEVALES de bayeux"
There's a nice walk along the River that may lead you from the campsite to the town centre in a few minutes.
I do not live in a tent, of course!
I ' ve just settled by the river and I always go shopping on foot.
There are nice hotels in Bayeux as well: I recommend Churchill Hotel
And all around you may find B & Bs
The river flows under the houses, the hospital... it sometimes overflows after heavy rains
(it last happened in 1999 and 2000, as a welcome to me)
- Pros:touristic, and almost at the seaside
- Cons:no nightlife
- In a nutshell:Think medieval and enjoy the city
If you come to Bayeux in the touristic season by car, you may have little problems: streets are narrow, and car parks... more travel advice
You can find these hotel-restaurants in ARROMANCHES and PORT EN BESSIN (about 10/12 km far from Bayeux) Both are set on... more travel advice
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