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Falaise




Falaise is a town in the Calvados region Normandy. The town is about 40 miles from Le Brevedent where we stayed and 25 miles from the port of Caen.

Open road to Falaise

Falaise road Calvados Normandy

The open road to Falaise this section of road was about 5 miles long without a bend.We enjoyed the drive to the town which is built on a hillside.

The town and the area round it was the site of a major battle during the Second World War from 12–21 August 1944. However our trip was to visit the castle of William the Conqueror who was born in the town.

The photo shows you his statue in the main square in front of the old church. The castle entrance is about 100yds away. There is plenty of places to park round the castle. The town has a good choice of places to eat the most popular restaurants in town or you could do what we did We bought two freshly made baguettes with cheese and salad from the shop in the picture. Which we ate in the castle car park. There is a picnic area right in front of the castle walls.

William the Conqueror

William the 1st statue Calvados Normandy

Photos taken round the town

Local Bakers


Falaise baker  Calvados  Normandy

Places to visit in Falaise:

1. Château de Falaise: This 12th century castle is a stunning example of Norman architecture, and its museum offers a glimpse of local history.

2. Falaise War Monument: A large, imposing memorial to the soldiers of Falaise who fell in the Second World War.

3. Notre-Dame de Falaise Church: This beautiful church was built in the 17th century and is a great example of Norman religious architecture.

4. The Natural History Museum: Located in the heart of Falaise, this museum offers visitors the chance to learn about the natural history of the area.

Nearby Places to Visit:

1. Mont Saint-Michel: Located just over an hour away from Falaise, Mont Saint-Michel is a stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site.

2. Château d'Argentan: This imposing castle dates back to the 14th century and is located in the nearby town of Argentan.

3. La Ferté-Macé: This charming village is known for its picturesque streets and its historic abbey.

4. Omaha Beach: Located on the Normandy coast, Omaha Beach was the site of the famous D-Day landings in World War II.

Falaise cafe

Falaise cafe Calvados  Normandy

A street next to the castle

Falaise Calvados  Normandy

Falaise   Calvados  Normandy

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