1944 – 2024 : 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY

Normandy will forever be marked by the D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy that led to the liberation of France and Europe. 2024 will mark the 80th Anniversary of this historic event, and with it, a momentous occasion to celebrate peace, liberty and reconciliation. A rich and unprecedented programme of events will be put […]

Vélo West Normandy

At La Terrasse restaurant in Bayeux we are a premium partner of Vélo West Normandy. Our restaurant provides cyclists parking for their bikes and a repair kit should they need it. This cycling route is presented by Normandie Tourisme. It encourages the public to discover our historical and cultural heritage, linking the D-Day landing beaches […]

The Bayeux Tapestry

The Bayeux Tapestry is a unique work of art, a masterpiece that attracts visitors from all over the world. It relates the story of the conquest of England by William the Conqueror in 1066. It is 68.30m long (224ft 1in) and 70cm high (2ft 3.6in). The tapestry, also known as the Queen Mathilde’s embroidery or […]

The Medieval Festival of Bayeux

The 36th edition of the Medieval Festival will take place in Bayeux from 30 June to 2 July 2023. This year’s theme is fire. This essential element has been used for many purposes throughout history, from cooking food to benefiting the work of craftsmen. In the courtyard of the Hôtel du Doyen and on the […]

The D-Day Landing Beaches

Bayeux is the ideal destination for discovering the major D-Day sites, all of which are less than 45 minutes from the town. The five sectors of Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword Beach, as well as other world-famous sites, are easily accessible by car, organised tour and bicycle. Sainte-Mère-Eglise, the Pointe du Hoc, the American […]

The Deslandes Flour Mill

At La Terrasse restaurant in Bayeux, we care about the quality of the products we provide our customers, as well as their taste. We have therefore selected products from the Deslandes flour mill to prepare the dough for our home-made pizzas. The Deslandes flour mill in Saint-Pierre-du-Regard, Orne, was founded in 1890 by former baker […]

Old Bayeux Tour

The Bayeux Tourist Office organises walking tours accompanied by a local guide. You’ll discover the cultural and historical heritage of the old Bayeux. Bayeux is a magnificent medieval town which history is closely linked to that of Normandy: each stop on the guided tour is an opportunity to retrace its history, present its heritage, its […]

Alain Chartier

Our restaurant La Terrasse is on rue Alain-Chartier in Bayeux, but who was this famous figure from medieval times, whose name is still borne by a college and lycée in Bayeux? Alain Chartier, born around 1385 in Bayeux, was not just an ordinary poet, but a leading figure on the French political scene in the […]

Rendez-vous at the Cathedral

The Bayeux Intercom Tourist Office is organising an unforgettable sound and light show at the foot of Bayeux Cathedral from 11 July to 26 August 2023. “Rendez-vous à la Cathédrale” is a event that cannot be missed. It attracts thousands of visitors three times a week. And this year, for its second edition, the Bayeux […]