Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Bayeux, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 1.7 km
Ascend 42 m
Descend 24 m

Experience Bayeux in France in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in BayeuxIndividual Sights in Bayeux

Sight 1: Maison de la Du Barry

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The Maison de la Du Barry, or Hôtel de la Du Barry, is a monument located in the center of Bayeux, France.

Wikipedia: Maison de la Du Barry (FR)

198 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption

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Bayeux Cathedral, also known as Cathedral of Our Lady of Bayeux, is a Roman Catholic church located in the town of Bayeux in Normandy, France. A national monument, it is the seat of the Bishop of Bayeux and Lisieux and was probably the original home of the Bayeux Tapestry, still preserved nearby. The cathedral is in the Norman-Romanesque architectural tradition.

Wikipedia: Bayeux Cathedral (EN)

197 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Ancien palais épiscopal, actuellement Hôtel de ville

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The Episcopal Palace of Bayeux or Bishopric Palace of Bayeux is a former episcopal palace that stands on the territory of the French commune of Bayeux, in the Calvados department, in the Normandy region. It should not be confused with the Hôtel du Doyen, used as an episcopal palace during the Concordat.

Wikipedia: Palais épiscopal de Bayeux (FR)

40 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 4: Thermes gallo-romains

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The Gallo-Roman baths of the rue Laitière are a small thermal building discovered in 1882 in Bayeux, in the French department of Calvados.

Wikipedia: Thermes gallo-romains de la rue Laitière à Bayeux (FR)

1289 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 5: Prieuré Saint-Vigor

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Saint-Vigor Priory, formerly Saint-Vigor Abbey, was a Benedictine monastery in the town of Saint-Vigor-le-Grand in Calvados, Normandy, France. Its foundation is attributed to Saint Vigor, bishop of Bayeux in the first third of the 6th century. It was destroyed in the late 10th century by the invading Normans. In the late 11th century Odo, bishop of Bayeux, attempted a revival of the monastery as an independent abbey but it was not successful, and in the 1090s the community was made a dependent priory of the Abbey of St. Benignus, Dijon. The abbey relinquished its rights over the priory in 1702. The reformist Congregation of St. Maur took it on in 1712. It was suppressed in 1790 in the French Revolution.

Wikipedia: Saint-Vigor Priory (EN)


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