The world-famous Bayeux Tapestry is the reason why most people come to Bayeux. The tapestry tells the story of William the Conqueror in 1066 as he conquered the English troops at the battle of Hastings. The tapestry depicts the preparations for battle, the soldiers, the people and the animals. It is a real window into life in the Middle Ages. On the UNESCO Memory of the World register, the Bayeux Tapestry is one of the world’s greatest treasures. It surprises and astonishes and never fails to impress. You should take a couple of hours to see the tapestry then explore the story further in the delightful museum.
Bayeux Tapestry InformationCentre Guillaume-le-Conquérant
Rue de Nesmond
Tel.: 00 33 (0)2 31 51 25 50
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