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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. ”
  • 156 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“One of William the conqueror's castles with great views of Caen. With museums to visit.”
  • 88 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”
  • 41 locals recommend
City Hall
“William the Conqueror is buried here and many English lords as well! It is a magnificent building and there are organ recitals held here as well as the daily church services and Sunday Mass.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Church
“The abbey that William's wife, Mathilde had built and where she is buried. It is fascinating if you enjoy history and you can see around the council buildings which adjoin it and walk through the lovely park with a panoramic view of the city ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Restaurant emblématique de Caen avec une ambiance sympa. Very popular restaurant of Caen with nice atmosphere.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Garden
“Ancient and exotic trees, shrubs and flowers, a greenhouse with different climates - tropical, desert, temperate and cold, a dovecote and many specimens of local plants.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Museum
“Très beau musée avec de belles oeuvres de Monet, Boucher, Rubens, Véronèse, etc.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Cinema
“Un multiplexe en plein centre, à la programmation riche et variée, à moins d'un quart d'heure à pied (il suffit de longer le port et de traverser l'Orne).”
  • 18 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Centre commercial tout récent avec de nombreuses boutiques, restaurants divers et animations pendant les vacances, ainsi qu’un cinéma Pathé moderne (salles 4DX)”
  • 16 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“ Le quartier médiéval du Vaugueux Lieu emblématique de Caen, le quartier médiéval du Vaugueux est sans aucun doute l’un des plus populaires de la ville. Quartier historique aux maisons moyenâgeuses en pierre de Caen, mais aussi coin hyper tendance, la rue du Vaugueux vit au rythme des soirées caennaises. Place historique, ruelles pavées, restaurants, bars,… En visitant ce quartier vous apprendrez qu’Edith Piaf, enfant venait rendre visite à ses grands parents qui y tenaient un café ! ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Port de plaisance ! D’un côté les bateaux, de l’autre bars / restauration ! Balade le long des quais !”
  • 20 locals recommend
Cinema
“La salle d'art et d'essai de Caen, programmation idéale pour les amateurs. Avec un bar bien sympa pour l'avant ou l'après-film...”
  • 11 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Si vous aimez la musique d'aujourd'hui, vous trouverez certainement un super concert à aller voir et écouter au Cargo !”
  • 11 locals recommend
Route
“La Rue de la Soif caennaise, tres animée principalement le jeudi soir ou le week-end.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
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“The only cuban bar in caen. Salsa and cuban music tuesday/wednesday. Open until 2am. You have to be well-dressed. L'unique bar cubain de Caen. Bonne déco. Salsa mardi/mercredi. Tenue correcte.”
  • 20 locals recommend