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The Bayeux Tapestry

The Bayeux Tapestry tells the story of the Norman Invasion of England in the form of a huge tapestry that was created to drape the halls of the Bayeux Cathedral. As you enter the building that houses it, you are greeted with a facsimile of the tapestry, many meters long, that gives a detailed explanation, in English and French. Next you view a film that recaps the story and prepares you for the viewing of the real thing. The real tapestry is a masterpiece of medieval art and storytelling. In fifty vignettes stitched into this huge piece of cloth, the entire story of the Norman Conquest is laid out in a pictorial form that requires no text to understand it. [more ]


Not far from Bayeux, on the Normandy coast, is Arromanches. This small town... [more ]

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1. Le Mont Saint Michel
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2. The Bayeux Tapestry
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3. Musée du Camenbert
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1. La Taverne Paillette
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