History and heritage in Calvados

Learn of our major pages in history and our lesser-known anecdotes over the many sites and museums throughout Calvados.

Lest we forget

A museum devoted to Peace, retracing the 20th century and the story of the Battle of Normandy. A must!

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France's Gaulish ancestors

The vestiges of a Gallo-Roman settling in the vicinity of Caen! Discover the excavation at the forum, the villas, garden etc.
Calvados is also a land of archaeology.

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Take a 160million year step back in time!

Retrace history back to the age of the dinosaurs: learn all the secrets of palaeontology over a tour of the Paléospace visitor centre.

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