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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Caen and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Caen activities? We have 25 tour ideas.


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Day Trips

Mmorial de Caen Museum Admission and Guided Tour of D-Day Sites from Caen

Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 103.64


Learn all about World War II and the momentous events of D-Day on this full-day tour. Explore the Mémorial de Caen museum at your leisure with or without an informative audio guide. Then, tour historic D-Day sites such as the artificial harbor at Arromanches, Omaha Beach and Pointe du Hoc.... Read More

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D-Day Tour Including Guided Visit of the Mmorial de Caen Museum, Lunch and D-Day Landing Beaches

Caen, France
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 143.23


Spend a remarkable day visiting the Mémorial de Caen museum and exploring historic D-Day sites such as Omaha Beach and Pointe du Hoc. Designed for day-trippers from Paris, this tour departs from Caen railway station and includes a guided visit to Memorial de Caen, lunch and a tour of pivotal... Read More

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Food Tours

Private Tour: Normandy Specialties Food Tour from Caen

Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 524.02


Experience the best food Normandy has to offer on this 1-day tour. You will discover this beautiful region, off the beaten paths, and enjoy wonderful views of Trouville, Deauville and Honfleur along the way to the best restaurants in Normandy. Your local guide will take you to visit Camembert, Pont... Read More

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Food Tours

Small-Group Half-Day Normandy Cheese and Cider Tour from Caen

Caen, France
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 81.51


Discover real Normandy cheeses, and hard ciders. Go off the beaten path to meet real producers and awesome products.

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Full-Day Small-Group Cheese and Cider Tasting Tour from Caen

Caen, France
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 133.92


Small-group tour that will take you deep in the soul of Normandy. Try the only Camembert cheese made in Camembert village and try the hard cider Normandy has to offer. Very scenic roads, best way to experience real France.

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Museum Tickets & Passes

Mmorial de Caen Museum Admission with Optional Audio Guide

Caen, France
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 23.06


Take an incredibly powerful journey back in time at the Mémorial de Caen, Normandy's most comprehensive World War II museum. Watch a gripping film on D-Day and learn about the intense preparations for the historic Normandy landings. Covering events ranging from the end of World War I through... Read More

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Ports of Call Tours

Le Havre Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Giverny, Rouen and Honfleur

Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 126.82


Discover two out of three gems of Normandy while in port in Le Havre on this full-day private shore excursion to Giverny, Rouen and Honfleur. Your guide will show you Normandy's beauty through the eyes of Impressionist painter Claude Monet as you visit his house and gardens in Giverny, Gothic-era... Read More

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Le Havre Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Honfleur and the Pays d’Auge

Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 126.82


Experience two of Normandy`s highlights while in port in Le Havre on this full-day private shore excursion to Honfleur and the Pays d'Auge. See the lovely old port in Honfleur that Monet and other famous Impressionist painters captured, and visit one of France's biggest wooden churches,... Read More

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Le Havre Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Bayeux and Caen

Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 126.82


While in port in Le Havre, spend a day exploring the historic Normandy cities of Bayeux and Caen on this private shore excursion. Enjoy expert commentary from your private guide as you walk Bayeux`s medieval streets to Bayeux Cathedral and the Bayeux Tapestry Museum. Then, trace the life... Read More

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Le Havre Shore Excursion: Private Day Tour of the Juno Beach Center, Canadian Cemetery and Abbey d’Ardenne

Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 126.82


While your ship is in Le Havre, trace the story of the 1944 D-Day landings by Canadian forces on this private full-day shore excursion. Led by your guide, visit the Juno Beach Center museum that chronicles the Canadian military efforts of World War II; see where 14,000 Canadian troops met... Read More

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Le Havre Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Mont St-Michel

Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 126.82


While in port in Le Havre, don`t miss the star attraction of Normandy, the UNESCO World Heritage-listed abbey of Mont St-Michel. Learn about the history and significance of this iconic sight on a walking tour with your own private guide. Then enjoy free time to explore the surrounding... Read More

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Le Havre Shore Excursion: Private Day Tour of Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach and Normandy American Cemetery

Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 126.82


While in port in Le Havre, recall the 1944 D-Day landings by American troops on this full-day private shore excursion. A guide accompanies you to see where soldiers scaled cliffs to capture the German Pointe du Hoc battery, and during a visit to Omaha Beach. Tour the deeply moving Normandy American... Read More

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Le Havre Shore Excursion: Private Day Tour of Pegasus Bridge, British Cemetery and Sword Beach

Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 126.82


When your ship docks in Le Havre, chart the story of the World War II Normandy D-Day landings by British forces on this full-day private shore excursion. Meet your guide at Le Havre and visit the site of the legendary Pegasus Bridge, where a daring British glider-borne raid on June 6, 1944, secured... Read More

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Private Day Trips

Private Guided Tour of the Mont Saint Michel from Caen

Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 576.42


In this full day private tour, depart from Caen and see  why this location is one of France's most visited tourist destinations. Your experienced and fully qualified guide will give you a private tour of the Mont and the Abbey. Learn about its history, architecture and stories. Explore the... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Normandy Landing Beaches, Battlefields, Museums and Cemeteries from Caen

Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 108.27


Take a private tour from Caen to Normandy, where you`ll explore sites of the Allied invasion on June 6, 1944 – more famously known as D-Day. You can personalize this private tour to determine how long you spend at the various WWII sites. Your private guide will give you unique... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Day Tour of Mont Saint-Michel from Caen

Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 108.27


Visit one of the most iconic attractions in France on this private day trip to Mont St-Michel from Caen. Located just off the coast of Normandy, this UNESCO World Heritage-listed Benedictine abbey is a fascinating sight set in a unique location, amid a vast bay. Explore the abbey with your knowledgeable private guide and then enjoy free time to explore the cobblestone village. If time permits, you`ll also visit your... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Full-Day Tour of Mont-Saint-Michel

Caen, France
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 582.24


Discover one of France's most stunning attractions during this 10-hour, full-day tour of Mont-Saint-Michel. The UNESO World Heritage Site draws millions of visitors every year for its coastal, Gothic splendor. On this private tour, meet your guide in the city of Caen in the morning, after taking a train from Paris. Following breakfast and a brief tour of Caen, hop in a private minivan and make your way to... Read More

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Private Tour: D-Day Beaches from Caen

Caen, France
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 546.14


Explore the Normandy coastline and delve into Europe's World War II history on this private 8-hour tour of the D-Day beaches from Caen. Visit the D-Day beaches of Normandy with a private guide, and learn of the sacrifices made by German and Allied soldiers during WWII. Take in key sites of interest including Arromanches, the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, the Overlord Museum, the Pointe du Hoc, and... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Rouen, Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Caen

Caen, France
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 582.24


Your family or small group up to 3 can visit historical Normandy with your guide/driver in a spacious air-conditioned minivan. Spend a fantastic day in Normandy with a local guide, and see Rouen, Caen, Bayeux, and Falaise. Your guide, who graduated in history and with a real passion for his... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Normandy Thoroughbred Horse Studs Tour from Caen with Optional Horseback Riding

Caen, France
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 582.24


Visit some of the best Thoroughbred studs in Normandy on a private tour from Caen. You'll enjoy specialized insight from a private guide, a horseman who worked for many years at top horse stud stables in France and England and who kept close ties with owners of prominent studs. Hotel pickup and... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Caen Sightseeing and Bayeux Day Trip from Caen

Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 108.27


Delve into the history of Normandy on a full-day private tour of Bayeux and Caen. Enter Bayeux Cathedral, see the famous Bayeux Tapestry at Bayeux Tapestry Museum and wander the medieval city streets as a private guide reveals Bayeux`s past. Return to Caen for a tour themed around William... Read More

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Private Tour: Honfleur, Deauville and Trouville Day Trip from Caen

Caen, France
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 108.27


On this day trip from Caen, join a private guide for a customizable tour of Honfleur, Deauville and Trouville, three lovely historical cities on the Normandy coast. In Honfleur, visit one of France`s largest wooden churches and see the harbor that inspired Monet and other famous... Read More

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Private Tour: Rouen and Giverny Day Trip from Caen

Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 108.27


While in Caen, discover Normandy`s medieval past and visit the sites that inspired Impressionist painter Claude Monet on a Rouen and Giverny day trip! Be wowed by the Gothic architecture of Rouen Cathedral, and then explore Rouen to see the square where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake. Finish with a visit to Monet`s house and gardens in Giverny — settings that inspired his famous water lily... Read More

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Private Tour to Bayeux, Honfleur and Pays d’ Auge from Caen

Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 108.27


Discover the history, culture and food of Normandy on this private tour from Caen to Bayeux, Honfleur and Pays d`Auge. See the famous Bayeux Tapestry depicting the invasion of England by William the Conqueror in 1066; admire the colorful harbor in Honfleur that inspired Impressionist... Read More

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Tours in Caen

Le Memorial de Caen Day Pass

Caen, France
Duration: 5 hours (starts at 09:00)
Priced From: USD 87.97


Discover Le Memorial de Caen and the D-Day Landing beaches. Youll see the artificial harbour in Arromanches the American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-mer and the Pointe du Hoc.

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