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Medieval festivals, markets, sound and light shows take place every year throughout Normandy.

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Medieval Normandy

Celebrating medieval Normandy and 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings

From April to December 2016

From April to December 2016, many festive medieval events will take place in Normandy, home of William the Conqueror. > Find out more

ROUEN (SEINE-MARITIME): Sound and Light Show

3rd June - 25th September

At nightfall, a free sound and light show is projected onto the cathedral.

Rouen Tourist Office - Tel.: + 33 (0) 2 32 08 32 40 - www.rouentourisme.com

BAYEUX (CALVADOS): Medieval Festival

26th June – 3rd July

The streets of the medieval town come alive with medieval performances.

Bayeux Tourist Office – Tel.: + 33 (0) 2 31 51 28 27 - bayeux-bessin-tourisme.com


MONT-SAINT-MICHEL (MANCHE): Nocturnal opening of Abbey of the Mont-Saint-Michel

11th July – 27th August (except Sundays)

The Abbey is open till 10pm each evening in the summer with a sound and light show plus music.

Mont-Saint-Michel Tourist Office - Tel.: + 33 (0) 2 33 60 14 30 - mont-saint-michel.monuments-nationaux.fr/en


CREVECOEUR-EN-AUGE (CALVADOS): Medieval Festival of Crèvecoeur Castle

31st July – 6th August

For 7 days, this castle relives its medieval past with historical reanactments, artisans at work and fun workshops for all the family.

Lisieux Tourist Office - Tel: +33 (0)2 31 48 18 10 - www.visit-lisieux.com

Many more medieval festivals all over Normandy



Château de Caen (Calvados)

(c) OTI Bayeux

Tapisserie de Bayeux

(c) Stéphane MAURICE - Socorpresse

Château de Falaise