William the Conqueror's Château de Caen

Caen Castle is one of the largest medieval complexes in Europe : Nearly a thousand years on, the town of Caen still identifies strongly with William the Conqueror and its medieval heritage. After all, it was William the Conqueror who invaded England and defeated the English King Harold at the … [Read more...]

Bayeux Tapestry and The Battle of Hastings

The Battle of Hastings told in a Comic Strip Tapestry : Bayeux, we are told was the first town to be liberated by the Allied Forces in Normandy in 1944. But on our visit today, we've come to find out about another war - the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Bayeux is home to the famous Bayeux … [Read more...]