If I Was A Tourist For A Day in Caen

  Once upon a time a young man called William made Caen in Normandy his main place of residence. However, he wasn’t just any young man; he was Duke of Normandy also known as William the Conqueror. Today, you can walk in his footsteps by visiting the abbeys he founded as well as the castle […]

Best places to visit medieval Normandy

This year is the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings. A series of events will be held throughout the region to celebrate. If you'd like to find out more about William the Conqueror's Normandy this article from Brittany Ferries highlights the best places to visit.http://bit.ly/1QrteoC Shared by Chris at www.normandygiteholidays.comPhoto of Bayeux Cathedral by […]

Resting place of William the Conqueror in Normandy

The Abbaye Aux Hommes in Caen, Normandy is the original resting place of William the Conqueror. The abbey was founded by William in 1063 and he was buried here in 1083. Post by Chris of Gavray Gites. Credit for the photo to mynormandie.fr More photos of the exterior and interior of the abbey can be […]