Falaise discovery pass
Visit the three unmissable sites of the birthplace of William the Conqueror thanks to the Falaise Discovery Pass, on sale exclusively at the Tourist Office at the single price of €49
Treat yourself to a weekend in the heart of Normandy and 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. An intense journey through time and history awaits you!
First day in the footsteps of Guillaume
The castle guillaume-le-conqueror
Start your weekend with an exceptional visit: 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!
Picnic in the heart of the medieval city
For your lunch, opt for a picnic! In the park of Fresnaye, around the castle Guillaume-le-Conquérant or near the lake, Falaise is full of bucolic places to take a gourmet break in peace.
The good plan: Are you visiting Falaise on a Saturday? Perfect, it's market day ! Local producers invite you to meet in the city center to let you discover their wide range of products. You will inevitably find a tasty snack for your lunch.
Stroll on the circuit of the ramparts
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.
Before going to dinner, give yourself a moment shopping in the city center. The many independent shops in Falaise and their pretty windows are a real invitation to window shopping!
Your night at the cliff
For your night, put your suitcases down with one of our partners! Hotels, guest houses or even campsites, you will inevitably find accommodation in Falaise capable of meeting all your expectations.
Day 2: cliff & its nuggets
The Museum of Automata
On this second day, we invite you to travel through Paris from the 1920s to the 1950s! 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!
Lunch at the restaurant
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!
End this weekend 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.