Treat yourself to a city break in the heart of Normandy! For a day, discover Falaise, one of the most emblematic cities of the region! Birthplace of William the Conqueror, the millennial city welcomes you for an authentically Norman experience.
From the dynasty of the Dukes of Normandy and Kings of England to the terrible living conditions of civilians during the Second World War, travel through 1000 years of Norman history. Let yourself be guided through an exceptional setting and sites. During your visit, also take a surprising and unique detour through the alleys of mid-XNUMXth century Paris. A short but intense journey through time and history awaits you!
The Château Guillaume-le-Conqueror
Start your journey with a visit to an exceptional place: the Château Guillaume-le-Conquérant. A true marvel of medieval architecture, the Château de Falaise is one of the largest castle enclosures in Europe. Culminating at 35 m in height, it is also one of the very first Norman castles built in stone. The three imposing keeps open their doors to you and invite you to discover the life of a castle in the Middle Ages. Enter the intimacy of the great characters, Dukes of Normandy, Kings of England and Kings of France who made the history of this formidable stronghold. A true historical experience awaits you!
Stroll on the Circuit des Remparts
Departing from Place Guillaume le Conquérant, embark on a stroll along the Circuit of the Ramparts ; and set out to explore the medieval town of Falaise and its unsuspected treasures! Explore the emblematic places that have shaped the history of Falaise and of Normandy as a whole.
For your lunch, the restaurants of Falaise welcome you for a gourmet break that will surely delight your taste buds. Our partner restaurateurs promise you a moment as tasty as it is friendly!
The Museum of Automata
It is now the Paris of the years 1920 to 1950 that we invite you to cross! Stroll through the magnificently reconstructed ancient streets of the capital in the Museum of Automata and (re)discover the windows of its department stores animated by nearly 300 automatons. Immerse yourself in the magic of the City of Light during the Christmas holidays; and find with a sweet nostalgia your child's soul!
The Falaise Memorial – The Civil War
End your day with an experience rich in emotions. The Falaise Memorial, a unique site in France, is entirely dedicated to the life and survival of civilian populations during the Second World War. Thanks to authentic testimonies, a remarkable collection of everyday objects and an exceptional immersive film, you will dive into the very heart of an unknown page of history.