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Caen Normandie issure to surprise you

On the road to the Mont Saint-Michel and in the vicinity of Cabourg and the D-Day Landing beaches, Caen Normandie offers many surprises, including its city-centre marina, remarkable architectural heritage, extensive cultural offer, popular sporting events and many stores.

Among the front runners in terms of living environment, access for the disabled, healthcare offer and services to families, Caen Normandie offers a charming living environment and quality services. All useful information is available at the tourist office.

After visiting the Mémorial, a centre for world peace that, alone, welcomes 400,000 tourists from across the globe every year, set off to discover the city of William the Conqueror: the castle, which hosts the Normandy Museum and the Fine Arts Museum within its walls, the Men’s Abbey and the Ladies’ Abbey, the old Vaugueux quarter with its many small restaurants, the Botanical Gardens or the Colline aux Oiseaux floral park, the Marina, the Prairie and its racecourse in the city centre… And just a few minutes away, the beaches along the Côte de Nacre coast, water sports and activities, the preserved site of the Pointe du Siège, etc.


Choosing to live in Caen Normandie

Choosing to live in Caen Normandie means enjoying the choice of a home in town, country or on the seafront. Caen Normandie boasts all the sport and cultural facilities worthy of a large conurbation: Zénith concert hall, modern music venues, Eugène Maës nautical stadium, Stade d’Ornano stadium, Alexis de Tocqueville Library. Its temperate and oceanic climate is also surprising: here, it rains no more than it does in Nice and we benefit from more hours of sunshine than Paris!

  • education and training: from nursery to PhD
  • healthcare: the CHU (university hospital) ranks 21st among France’s best public hospitals
  • Caen ranks in the top 5 of French towns associating gardens and health
  • culture, sport, leisure: over 1,000 associations
  • gastronomy: daily markets and 4 Michelin-starred restaurants
  • retail trade: a large range, ‘rare’ stores, from independent to shopping centres

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