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  • Address: Bayeux, France
  • Hours: Summer: 9am-5:45pm. Winter: 9:30am-11:45am & 2pm-5:15pm. Closed holidays.
  • Admission: Adult: 9,00 €. Groups: 7,50 €. Children & Students: 4,00 €. Children under 10: free.

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Bayeux Tapestry

There are few 11th century artworks as famous as the legendary Bayeux Tapestry, which is so well known that it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage ‘Memory of the World.’ Measuring almost 70 meters long, the elaborate tapestry features an epic 58 scenes, each carefully embroidered with colored wool yarns onto a linen backdrop. Originally made in England back in the 1070s, the artwork depicts historic scenes from the Norman conquest of England, ending in the infamous Battle of Hastings in 1066. Viking ships, Norman and Saxon cavalries, bloody battle scenes and images of King Edward and William the Conqueror are all brought to life on the tapestry, with each scene captioned in Latin.

The tapestry, remarkably preserved despite being almost 1000 years old, has been on public display in the French Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux since 1983, becoming a hugely popular attraction for visitors from Normandy. The museum also features exhibits and visual media detailing the Tapestry’s fascinating history.

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Private Tour: Rouen, Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Caen, Normandy, null
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Private Tour: Rouen, Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Caen

Your family or small group up to 3 can visit historical Normandy with your guide/driver in a spacious air-conditioned minivan. Spend a fantastic day in ...  Read more

Location: Caen, France
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $570.37
Private Tour Rouen Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Rouen, Rouen, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Private Tour Rouen Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Rouen

Your family or small group up to 7 will visit Historical Normandy with your guide/driver in a spacious air-conditioned minivan. Spend a fantastic day in ...  Read more

Location: Rouen, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $570.37
Private Tour to Bayeux, Honfleur and Pays d' Auge from Bayeux, Bayeux, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Private Tour to Bayeux, Honfleur and Pays d' Auge from Bayeux

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Discover the history, culture and food of the Normandy region on this private tour of Bayeux, Honfleur and Pays d'Auge departing from central Bayeux. See the ...  Read more

Location: Bayeux, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $96.96
Private Tour to Bayeux, Honfleur and Pays d' Auge from Caen, Caen, Historical & Heritage Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Private Tour to Bayeux, Honfleur and Pays d' Auge from Caen

Discover the history, culture and food of Normandy on this private tour from Caen to Bayeux, Honfleur and Pays d’Auge. See the famous Bayeux Tapestry ...  Read more

Location: Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $106.07
Private Tour: Rouen, Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Bayeux, Bayeux, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Private Tour: Rouen, Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Bayeux

Family or Small group up to 4 visit of the Historical Normandy with your guide driver in a spacious air-conditioned minivan. Spend a fantastic day in Normandy ...  Read more

Location: Bayeux, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $427.78
Private Tour: Bayeux Sightseeing and Caen Day Trip from Bayeux, Bayeux, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Private Tour: Bayeux Sightseeing and Caen Day Trip from Bayeux

Let a private guide introduce you to Normandy’s fascinating history on a full-day private tour of Bayeux and Caen. Start by exploring Bayeux's medieval ...  Read more

Location: Bayeux, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $96.96
Private Tour: Caen Sightseeing and Bayeux Day Trip from Caen, Caen, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Private Tour: Caen Sightseeing and Bayeux Day Trip from Caen

Delve into the history of Normandy on a full-day private tour of Bayeux and Caen. Enter Bayeux Cathedral, see the famous Bayeux Tapestry at Bayeux Tapestry ...  Read more

Location: Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $106.07

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