Discover the history and the secrets of Bayeux Cathedral, true jewel of the Normand architecture and classified among the historic monuments, in the heart of the city. A must-see during your stay in Normandy !
A first cathedral was dedicated en july 1077 by the bishop Odon de Conteveille, William The Conqueror's brother. It will be destroyed by a fire during the 12th century and then rebuilt in a gothic style during the 13th century.
History says that the Bayeux Tapestry was made to decorate the nave of the Cathedral, masterpiece from the medieval area.
During your visit, discover this emblematic monument of Normandy with its treasure room, chapter house, its beautiful stained glass and the sculpture work all around the building.
Good to know: the tourism office organises guided tours during the summer : Adult : 5 € – 11/17 years old : 3 € – Free until10 years old.