In western Calvados, the Bessin area boasts an international reputation - that of the thousands of soldiers who set foot on its beaches after the D-Day Landings in 1944. Bayeux, the area’s capital, has nevertheless preserved striking heritage over its twenty centuries of history, and can truly pride itself in its wild and romantic landscapes, its magnificent castles and thousand-year-old tapestry. Car parks: Arromanches - drop-off in Place du 6 juin, opposite the D-Day Museum, free 16-space coach park (Rue de la Gare, next to the post office) free 6-space coach parking (orientation table, next to Arromanches 360 Bayeux - free 30-space coach parking with drivers' lodge and servicing station (D’Ornano car park, access to the town centre on foot) Port-en-Bessin - free 3-space coach (Place Gaudin, next to the Tourist Office) Markets: Bayeux - Rue Saint Jean, Wednesday morning Bayeux - Place Saint Patrice, Saturday morning Port-en-Bessin - Sunday morning Port-en-Bessin - fish market every day except Sunday afternoon and Monday Events: D-Day Festival Normandy - June Bayeux Medieval Fair - 1st weekend in July Rendezvous at the Cathedral - July and August Le Goût du Large (taste of the high seas) - 2nd weekend in November William the Conqueror’s Cathedral - Dec
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